Monument record 0942400000 - Dorney Common

Summary

Site of a Second World War heavy anti-aircraft battery on Dorney Common

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY (Modern - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Description

Heavy anti-aicraft battery, 'Dorney Common SM7', recorded as part of CBA's Defence of Britain project. Site recorded from documentary evidence only (B1).
Ancillary buildings shown on 1955-62 provisional edition 6-inch national grid OS map, marked 'Dorney Camp'. Ancillary buildings, gun emplacements, command post, false datum and gun laying radar platform visible on 1945 RAF vertical AP (B2).
NGR to location of gun emplcements.

Sources (3)

  • ---SBC22626 Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. 1945 RAF vertical AP. SU94607790. Yes.
  • <1>SBC22299 Digital archive: Council for British Archaeology. 2002. Defence of Britain database. Non anti-invasion record ID 2193.
  • <2>SBC22622 Verbal communication: Julia Wise. 2006. Wise J (BCC) pers comm April 2006 (from vertical APs and OS maps).

Location

Grid reference Centred SU 94111 78546 (329m by 314m) (Estimated from sources)
Civil Parish DORNEY, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Jul 19 2017 5:07PM

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