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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
Entry Name: Acoustic Mirror at Nz 389 596
Listing Date: 17 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355057
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391535
Location: Sunderland, SR5
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
NZ35NE NEWCASTLE ROAD, Fulwell
920-1/4/298 (West side (off))
Acoustic Mirror at NZ 390 597
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: NZ3900059700
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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