Unrecorded Defended Barn, Test Valley, Hampshire Ngr: SU377392 I came across this very unusual and rare defended building while driving cross country back from Winchester. The small brick and stone clad barn is situated at fields edge beside a quiet country lane at Fullerton near Wherwell,Hampshire. The disguised defence is located close […]

Defended Barn,Fullerton.

Loopholed Wall Eastney
Eastney Barracks,Ferry Rd and Beach Defences.  SZ666987 The Loopholed wall can be seen surrounding part of the Royal Marines Barracks at Eastney in  Portsmouth, this particular section is at the junction of St George’s Road and Cromwell Road leading to the main Royal Gate. Its location is close to the […]

Eastney Defences, Portsmouth.

(5) HAA Gun Emplacement on Sinah Common, Magazine in background
HAA Battery, Ferry Road, Hayling Island. Ngr SZ 699994 On Sinah common at Hayling Island in Hampshire (map ref SZ699994), a Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery has been preserved as a memorial to the six gunners that died defending the Portmouth area from a heavy air raid that took place in April […]

Sinah Common HAA Site

Wartime Survivors at Sherfield on Loddon, Hampshire. A pair of tall type 22 pillboxes can be found just east of the A33 Basingstoke to reading rd. at Sherfield on Loddon in Hampshire. One sits at floods farm north of the River Loddon at ngr: su684584 This can be seen both from […]

Sherfield On Loddon Type 22s