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Acoustic Mirror at Nz 389 596

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwick, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.9296 / 54°55'46"N

Longitude: -1.3939 / 1°23'38"W

OS Eastings: 438937

OS Northings: 559605

OS Grid: NZ389596

Mapcode National: GBR V9W.PR

Mapcode Global: WHD55.KCG7

Plus Code: 9C6WWJH4+RC

Entry Name: Acoustic Mirror at Nz 389 596

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391535

Location: Sunderland, SR5

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Southwick

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: North Wearside

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Description


NZ35NE
920-1/4/298

SUNDERLAND
NEWCASTLE ROAD, Fulwell
(West side (off))
Acoustic Mirror at NZ 389 596
(Formerly listed as: Acoustic Mirror at NZ 390 597)

II

Acoustic mirror. c1918. Concrete. U-plan with sloping east
face, containing shallow dish 15 feet across. Either side
short ramped walls.
This structure was built to listen for the sound of
approaching enemy airships, and to give an early warning to
the surrounding area.


Listing NGR: NZ 38937 59605

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