EAW006092 ENGLAND (1947). 
Bamburgh Castle and the Castle Green, Bamburgh, 1947


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    Details

    Title [EAW006092] Bamburgh Castle and the Castle Green, Bamburgh, 1947
    Reference EAW006092
    Date 21 May 1947
    Place name BAMBURGH
    Parish BAMBURGH
    District
    Region
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 418223,  635107
    Longitude / Latitude -1.7106975969636,  55.609225846691
    National Grid Reference NU182351
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    Pins (25)

     Open Machine gun pit

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    Mark P
    Tuesday 14th of November 2017 10:00:58 PM
     Open Machine gun pit

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    Mark P
    Tuesday 14th of November 2017 09:54:21 PM
     Type 24 Pillbox

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    Mark P
    Tuesday 14th of November 2017 09:20:44 PM
     Type 24 Pillbox

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    Tuesday 14th of November 2017 09:19:09 PM
     Type 24 Pillbox

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    Tuesday 14th of November 2017 09:18:21 PM
     The R.N.L.I. Grace Darling Museum is now here.

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    melgibbs
    Friday 16th of October 2015 06:12:54 PM
     The Village Pant or Pump was in use up until the early 20th century. The attached photo was taken on the 11th October 2014.

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    melgibbs
    Wednesday 22nd of October 2014 07:38:13 PM
     The parish church of St Aidan. It has memorials to Grace Darling in the church & churchyard and the Grace Darling Museum is now in the RNLI building opposite. See http://www.staidan-bamburgh.co.uk/ for more details on the church. The attached photo was taken on the 11th October 2014.

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    melgibbs
    Wednesday 22nd of October 2014 07:31:42 PM
     Lifeboat Cottage, but now known as The Boathouse. This was one of the first lifeboat stations to be built in Britain in the early 1820's and is now a holiday let. The lifeboat station is now at Seahouses. The attached photo taken on the 11th October 2014 shows the large lintel above where the large doors used to be.

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    melgibbs
    Wednesday 22nd of October 2014 06:47:24 PM
     D type pillbox S0007218

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    Al
    Friday 10th of October 2014 12:24:44 AM
     WWII 6 pdr gun emplacement S0007213

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    Al
    Friday 10th of October 2014 12:23:48 AM
     This large house has been redeveloped into apartments. The attached photo taken on 12th December 2009 from the Castle Green shows it undergoing the changes.

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    melgibbs
    Saturday 14th of December 2013 11:20:23 AM
     The Pavilion, Bamburgh Community Centre.

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    melgibbs
    Saturday 14th of December 2013 11:06:21 AM
     The dunes along this stretch are now closer to the sea, but they do change shape & position with the effects of the tide and wind.

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    melgibbs
    Saturday 14th of December 2013 10:57:29 AM
     For details of Bamburgh Castle, see www.bamburghcastle.com.

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    melgibbs
    Saturday 14th of December 2013 10:53:57 AM
     Remains of windmill.

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    melgibbs
    Saturday 14th of December 2013 10:51:49 AM
     This area is now a car park for Castle visitors.

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    melgibbs
    Saturday 14th of December 2013 10:41:15 AM
     These two rows of concrete blocks have now been covered by the dunes, apart from some near the car park that is off The Wynding.

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    melgibbs
    Saturday 14th of December 2013 10:40:08 AM
    these are WWII anti tank blocks part of the anti invasion defences in the area

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    Al
    Thursday 9th of October 2014 11:27:46 PM
     This area is now a car park.

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    melgibbs
    Saturday 14th of December 2013 10:38:52 AM
     Radcliffe Road.

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    melgibbs
    Friday 13th of December 2013 06:59:26 PM
     Church Street.

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    Friday 13th of December 2013 06:58:14 PM
     Front Street.

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    melgibbs
    Friday 13th of December 2013 06:57:38 PM
     This area is now a car park.

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    melgibbs
    Friday 13th of December 2013 06:57:01 PM
     Links Road.

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    melgibbs
    Friday 13th of December 2013 06:56:36 PM
     The Wynding.

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    Friday 13th of December 2013 06:55:24 PM

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    User Comment Contributions

    Shipwrecks were common on this stretch of coastline and a Dr John Sharp (1722 - 1792) who was resident at the castle founded what is recognised as the first coastguard system in the world. More can be read at http://bamburgh.org.uk/news/did-bamburgh-shipwreck-inspire-first-coastguards-/ and http://www.bamburghcastle.com/history_more.php?id=57
    melgibbs
    Sunday 30th of October 2016 06:40:19 PM
    various WWII structures

    Al
    Saturday 17th of October 2015 11:48:26 AM
    See also image EAW006088.
    melgibbs
    Saturday 14th of December 2013 11:00:13 AM