This shelter is situated on the site of the former HMS Tern. Although similar in construction to the Stanton Shelter the internal shape is different in that it is less “pointy”. The “pointier” Stanton shape means the lower walls are more upright thus giving more room for seated occupants of […]

Shelter: e11165 HMS Tern

Deerness Chain Home Station 50, transmitter/receiver block at HY 5690 0736. Various radar types used inlcuding type 13 (Mk1), height finder and type 51, a high power surface watching set which was similar in appearance to the type 52 (for tracking shipping). Only three type 51 stations were built in […]

Chain Home Low Station: e25265

Some aerial footage of Bawdsey Battery over the last couple of years. Recently, Matt Porter has started documenting the pillboxes that are being ravaged by the sea at East Lane (Bawdsey). EMERGENCY COAST ARTILLERY BATTERY: S0006224 PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/22 AA): S0008124 PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/22): S0006072 Bawdsey Battery Observation Post S00060223 […]

Bawdsey Battery and Pillboxes