SO9942 : WWII bunker near Netherton

taken 3 years ago, near to Netherton, Worcestershire, Great Britain

WWII bunker near Netherton
WWII bunker near Netherton
This World War II bunker which today is almost hidden in vegetation provided protection to those who operated a Bombing Decoy Site ("Q-Site"). The site acted as a decoy for Pershore airfield which is situated some four miles to the north. The decoy airfield code named a "Q-Site" by the Air Ministry simulated the flare path and landing lights of an operational airfield at night. Constructed in 1940, the site was bombed once while nearby Pershore airfield was bombed twice. The wall in the foreground is a protective blast wall. I previously visited this site in July 2010 SO9942 : WWII bunker near Netherton.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 December, 2018   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 22 December, 2018
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Military Relic 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9992 4294 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:5.0888N 2:0.1549W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9993 4294
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