Information for record number MWA8014:
Priors Hardwick Bombing Range - Observation Tower

Summary A World War Two observation post associated with the bombing range to the west of Priors Hardwick.
What Is It?  
Type: Observation Post
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Priors Hardwick
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 45 56
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
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Source Number  

1 Substantial brick and concrete remains at SP458563 are probably the remains of one observation tower.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: Notes
Author/originator: Brace, J
Date: 1997
Page Number:
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Word or Phrase
monument BOMBING RANGE * An area of land, with associated buildings and targets, used for practicing the dropping of bombs and other aspects of air warfare. back
monument OBSERVATION TOWER * An observation tower is a structure used to provide panoramic views of the surrounding area. They are often used as attractions at seaside resorts e.g. Blackpool Tower. back
monument OBSERVATION POST * A building or site for watching specific military activities or the movement of enemy forces, etc. back

* Copyright of English Heritage (1999)

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