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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160275
English Heritage Legacy ID: 60348
Location: Redcar and Cleveland, TS10
County: Redcar and Cleveland
Electoral Ward/Division: West Dyke
Built-Up Area: Redcar
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Redcar St Peter
Church of England Diocese: York
REDCAR REDCAR ROAD, north side
NZ 62 SW (NZ 614 229)
5/90 Listening post, 330m north
of Wheatlands Farmhouse
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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