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Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery Humber H6

Hob Uid: 914269
Location :
East Riding of Yorkshire
Halsham
Grid Ref : TA2820027000
Summary : Site of World War II heavy anti aircraft battery, Halsham. It was listed as unarmed in 1942. Numerous wood and brick huts survive as does one of the gunpits and an open breeze block magazine.
More information : (TA 2820 2700) Anti aircraft battery.

Positioned just to the north of Old Hall Farm, this anti aircraft site was surveyed by the Fortress Studies Group as part of the Holderness Survey in 1992. Numerous wood and brick huts survive as does one of the gunpits and an open breeze block magazine. The Fortress Studies Group thought that the site was in good condition but considered it to be at risk. (1)

Documented. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Nigel Ruckley/11-APR-1992/FSG,RCHME:Holderness Survey
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Source Number : 1
Source : Twentieth century fortifications in England, volume 1. Anti-aircraft artillery : England's air defence gunsites, 1914-46
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Second World War
Monument End Date : 1945
Monument Start Date : 1939
Monument Type : Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery, Magazine, Military Building
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TA 22 NE 19
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Associated Activities : Primary, FSG/RCHME: HOLDERNESS SURVEY
Activity type : THEMATIC SURVEY
Start Date : 1992-04-09
End Date : 1992-04-13