Monument record MCC4069 - WWII Ammunition Shelter (destroyed), 'Westacre', Lexden Road, Lexden, Colchester
|Grid reference||TL 9763 2518 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (1)
Contemporary records state, "Ammunition shelter. Grounds at "Westacre", Lexden. Map ref. 425435" (Mil. Ed.) <1>
'Westacre' stands on the corner of Lexden Road and Glen Avenue and although now with a relatively modest plot of land, an aerial photograph taken in May 1946 shows it to have stood in grounds extending from Lexden Road to Elianore Road.
No more is known about this shelter and the NGR above is that of "Westacre" house.
See also <2> & <3>.
- <1> SEX31436 LIST: unknown. 1968. War Time Contraventions 1968. Colchester.
- <2> SCC74374 Unpublished document: Nash, Fred. 2007. SURVEY OF WORLD WAR TWO DEFENCES IN THE BOROUGH OF COLCHESTER. VOLUME 1. Volume 1.
- <3> SCC74375 Unpublished document: Nash, Fred. 2007. SURVEY OF WORLD WAR TWO DEFENCES IN THE BOROUGH OF COLCHESTER. VOLUME 2. Volume 2.
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Record last edited
Jun 17 2020 9:44AM