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Barrow Airfield Battle HQ

Cumbria
OS Grid Ref: SD17497060
Location: Located to the west of the control tower on raised ground on the BAE Systems airfield on Walney island.
Date of visit: 2011-06-02

[Source: Mike Tucknott & Iain Taylor]

The bunker is in poor condition as it is flooded to a depth of 4 feet and has a large amout of rubbish inside, the main entrance has been back filled, the emergency hatch is missing but the ladder is still in place. There are some original artifacts still in place such as light fittings and some electrical cable. Further investigation was not possible at this time due to site conditions.
Note this is a 11012/41 type of Battle headquarters and as such has a different layout to the standard 11008/41 it has an extra room which joins in to the commanders office.

[Source: Mike Tucknott & Iain Taylor]

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