J4972 : Old machine-gun post, Newtownards (2)

taken 10 years ago, near to Newtownards, Northern Ireland

Old machine-gun post, Newtownards (2)
Old machine-gun post, Newtownards (2)
See J4972 : Old buildings, Newtownards aerodrome January 2008. A more recent view of the former machine-gun post (on the right in the link).
Newtownards Airport


The aerodrome at Newtownards opened as Ards Airport in 1934. It was used by the RAF for training during WWII and was bombed by the Luftwaffe in 1941. After WWII it reverted to its role as a civil airport. It is now owned by the Ulster Flying Club LinkExternal link.

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J4972, 73 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 8 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Ruin (from Tags)
Gun Emplacement 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 492 723 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.6648N 5:41.5440W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 492 723
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Newtownards  World War II  World War II Relic 

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