J4972 : WWII pillbox, Newtownards (inside view - 2)

taken 9 years ago, near to Newtownards and Drumhirk, Northern Ireland

WWII pillbox, Newtownards (inside view - 2)
WWII pillbox, Newtownards (inside view - 2)
See J4972 : WWII pillbox, Newtownards (inside view -1). The view out, through one of the slits, towards the airport and the Portaferry Road.
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
Monday, 29 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 April, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 4968 7292 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.9428N 5:41.1385W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 4968 7292
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Newtownards  Pill Box  World War II  World War II Relic  Wartime Relic  Airport 

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