Information for record number MWA8877:
Brick built domestic surface shelter

Summary A rectangular air raid shelter dating to the Second World War. It has a concrete roof and shallow projecting section in the centre of the east section. The shelter is located on the north side of Main Street, 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 53 76
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
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Source Number  

1 Rectangluar brick surface air raid shelter with concrete roof and shallow prejecting section in the centre of the east face, beside the road. A single air brick is built into each end wall. The roof is slightly pitched from the centre of the long axis.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Defence of Britain Project Record Form
Title: Defence of Britain Project
Author/originator: Armishaw A
Date: 2001
Page Number:
A Second World War air raid shelter in Church Street, Clifton on Dunsmore
Copyright: A Armishaw
Date: February 2001
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Word or Phrase
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 AIR RAID SHELTER * A fortified structure used to protect civilians and military personnel from enemy bombing. back
monument WALL * An enclosing structure composed of bricks, stones or similar materials, laid in courses. Use specific type where known. back

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