Monument record MYO3556 - Searchlight battery, Kexby

Summary

A World War II searchlight battery is visible as earthworks with an extant building, but the features were levelled in later photography. There is a single search light, with traces of a possible second earlier searchlight. Surrounding these are several gun emplacements, a control station building and tents.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 7023 5078 (176m by 60m)
Map sheet SE75SW
Civil Parish Kexby, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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A World War II searchlight battery is visible as earthworks with an extant building, but the features were levelled in later photography. There is a single search light, centred at SE 7020 5079, with traces of a possible second earlier searchlight. Surrounding these are several gun emplacements, a control station building and tents.
(1)

1 Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR RAF 613E/UK/563 1-2 18-OCT-1940

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Record last edited

Sep 23 2021 3:34PM

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