J4972 : Pillbox, Newtownards

taken 11 months ago, near to Newtownards and Drumhirk, Northern Ireland

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Pillbox, Newtownards
Pillbox, Newtownards
Pillbox alongside Newtownards Airport, part of the wartime defences.
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, 16 February, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 17 February, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pillbox  Defences 
Place (from Tags)
Newtownards 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 496 729 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.9429N 5:41.1477W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 496 729
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Wartime Defences  Newtownards Airport  Pillbox  Pillboxes 

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