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World War I early warning acoustic mirror on Namey Hill, 570m north of Carley Hill Cricket Ground Fulwell Acoustic Mirror

World War I early warning acoustic mirror on Namey Hill, 570m north of Carley Hill Cricket Ground Fulwell Acoustic Mirror, Newcastle Road, Sunderland SR5 1SF View on map

World War I early warning system sound detection concrete dish. Designed to detect sound waves from approaching Zeppelin airships to give early warning of attacks. Scheduled Ancient Monument and Grade II listed building built c 1917.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

The site is contained within an allotment site. Public access is available whenever the allotment is open, normally 7 days a week from 7am to approx. 6pm.

Directions

Road: Approximately 3 miles north of Sunderland City Centre, located on Namey Hill, within Southwick Homing Society Allotment site. Site is 570m north of Carley Hill cricket ground and behind VW garage on Newcastle Road, Sunderland. Rail: Sunderland (3 miles) Metro: Seaburn (0.5miles)

Parking Spaces

3

Limited on road parking.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No