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FORMER AIR RAID SHELTER TO REAR OF NUMBERS 28 AND 30

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER AIR RAID SHELTER TO REAR OF NUMBERS 28 AND 30

List entry Number: 1103483

Location

FORMER AIR RAID SHELTER TO REAR OF NUMBERS 28 AND 30, 28 AND 30, YARRA ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: North East Lincolnshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164472

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TA 3008 NE CLEETHORPES YARRA ROAD (north side, off)

8/26 Former air-raid shelter to rear of Nos 28 and 30 II

Air-raid shelter, now garage. 1916 for Joseph Forrester. Concrete, incorporating section of brick garden walls on north and south sides; turf-covered steel- reinforced concrete roof. Rectangular on plan, approximately 4 metres by 5 metres; single room incorporating two entrance lobbies or cubicles. Blocked narrow original door in north wall. Inserted C20 garage door in west wall. North and south sides each have a pair of ornate terracotta ventilator grilles. Low segmental- arched roof. Interior: Basket-arched tunnel-vaulted room with a blast-proof entrance lobby in the north-east corner, both approximately 1 metre square on plan, with the lower sections of their curved walls removed; the north-east lobby with brick blocking to the former door in the north wall. All walls are approximately. 0.5 metre thick. Built as a private shelter against Zeppelin bombs after a series of raids on the town in April 1916, the most serious of which killed 31 soldiers billeted in a nearby chapel. Forrester, a borough councillor and chemist, achieved fame for his Forrester's Ferric Food tonic, manufactured at his nearby shop fronting onto Alexandra Road (now demolished). M Hart, Cleethorpes and the Meggies, 1981, pp 29-30; C Ekberg, The Book of Cleethorpes, 1986 p 96.

Listing NGR: TA3069208677

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ekberg, C, The Book of Cleethorpes, (1986), 96
Hart, M, Cleethorpes and the Meggies, (1981), 29-30

National Grid Reference: TA 30692 08677

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