Monument record FEX 218 - World War II coastal artillery searchlight.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 28214 31288 (7m by 6m)|
|Civil Parish||FELIXSTOWE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
A World War II coastal artillery searchlight is visible as a structure on aerial photographs taken from 1944 onwards, centred on TM 28213128 on the tip of Landguard Point, Felixstowe. The structure, probably an illuminated area light, is roughly 6m by 4m and has a rounded front from which a wedge-shaped beam would have shone. (S1) (S2) (S3) (S4)
- <S1> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106W/LA/1 3036-3037 18-APR-1944.
- <S2> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/115 5165-5166 30-AUG-1948.
- <S3> SSF50071 Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2831/15 (SFU 16159/07) 19-MAR-1982.
- <S4> SSF50025 Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2831/36 (EXC 16932/01) 13-JUN-1996.
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Record last edited
Jul 19 2013 12:20PM