EAW013980 ENGLAND (1948). Grimston Garth, Grimston, 1948

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Title [EAW013980] Grimston Garth, Grimston, 1948
Reference EAW013980
Date 23-March-1948
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Place name GRIMSTON
Parish EAST GARTON
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 528289, 435088
Longitude / Latitude -0.052076282514442, 53.796045497946
National Grid Reference TA283351

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Location of a number (eight visible) of military Nissen huts. These may represent the accommodation buildings for the WW2 HAA Gun Battery at Roos. Historic England gives the following information- 'Site of a Second World War heavy anti aircraft (Diver) battery in the Diver Fringe at Roos. It was armed with four 3.7-inch Mark IIc guns equipped with Predictor AA No.10 Mark 1, and Radar AA No.3 Mark V when it was deployed here on 13th February 1945. Manning details are unknown. It formed part of the Humber Section 65 Heavy Anti Aircraft Brigade deployment. Probably destoyed by coastal erosion.'

redmist
Thursday 10th of January 2019 07:54:19 PM

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Country house dating from the 1780s. Listed Grade I

MB
Thursday 6th of February 2014 10:02:23 PM