Information for record number MWA8874:
Brick built domestic surface shelter

Summary Brick built domestic surface shelter used during the Second World War as an air raid shelter. The shelter is located at the north end of South Road, opposite the village school at Clifton upon Dunsmore.
What Is It?  
Type: Air Raid Shelter
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Clifton on Dunsmore
District: Rugby, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 52 76
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
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Description

 
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1 Brick built domestic surface shelter used during World War II. The air raid shelter is located at the north end of South Road, opposite the village school at Clifton upon Dunsmore. The shelter is square with a concrete roof and an entrance in the south face. An air brick is built into the west face.
 
Sources

Source No:
Source Type: Defence of Britain Project Record Form
Title: Defence of Britain Project
Author/originator: Armishaw A
Date: 2001
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A Second World War air raid shelter in South Road, Clifton on Dunsmore
Copyright: A Armishaw
Date: 2001
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Glossary

 
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Description  
monument VILLAGE * A collection of dwelling-houses and other buildings, usually larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town with a simpler organisation and administration than the latter. back
monument SCHOOL * An establishment in which people, usually children, are taught. back
monument SHELTER * A structure which protects an area of ground from the weather. back
monument ROAD * A way between different places, used by horses, travellers on foot and vehicles. back
monument DEFENCE * This is the top term for the class. See DEFENCE Class List for narrow terms. back
monument SQUARE * An open space or area, usually square in plan, in a town or city, enclosed by residential and/or commercial buildings, frequently containing a garden or laid out with trees. back
monument AIR RAID SHELTER * A fortified structure used to protect civilians and military personnel from enemy bombing. back
monument DOMESTIC * This is the top term for the class. See DOMESTIC Class List for narrow terms. back

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