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Listening Post 330 Metres of Wheatlands Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Dyke, Redcar and Cleveland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.598 / 54°35'52"N

Longitude: -1.0499 / 1°2'59"W

OS Eastings: 461482

OS Northings: 522954

OS Grid: NZ614229

Mapcode National: GBR PH38.HH

Mapcode Global: WHF80.VP7F

Entry Name: Listening Post 330 Metres of Wheatlands Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60348

Location: Redcar and Cleveland, TS10

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Locality: West Dyke

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Redcar St Peter

Church of England Diocese: York

Listing Text

REDCAR REDCAR ROAD, north side
NZ 62 SW (NZ 614 229)
(off)
5/90 Listening post, 330m north
of Wheatlands Farmhouse
13.5.86
- II*

Listening post, c.1916. Rough-rendered cast slag-concrete. "U"-plan wall,
c.4.5m high. North-east face of middle wall has full-height-and-width
circular concave depression acting as reflector dish to concentrate sound
waves reflected towards microphone mounted on wooden pole, now missing.
Ramped flanking walls. Located on flat plain, 1,200m from coastline of
North Sea. Designed to give early warning of approaching enemy Zeppelins
and other aircraft in World War I. Render peeling off on outer faces of
side walls; disused and dilapidated at time of resurvey.


Listing NGR: NZ6148222954

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