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SUNDERLAND (Tyne & Wear) - Coastal Watch Mirror

Information

At Fulwell, a concrete dish was built to listen for Zeppelins coming to bomb the north east ports during WW1. Their course could be judged from engine sounds focused onto a receiver, giving 15 minutes warning for anti-aircraft defences to be directed onto them..

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Location

Located next to the allotments up the hill to the west of Fulwell Mill