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MONUMENT NO. 1428419

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A Second World War anti aircraft tower, for the Bofors gun, was located on the north side of Filton airfield beside Highwood Road, Patchway, Bristol. The structure was constructed in 1940-41, built of brick and reinforced concrete and had the gun floor at first floor level and brick walls forming a square pillbox at ground floor level. It was one of four and formed part of the defences to RAF Filton. The tower was one of three recorded around Filton airfield, (Monument Numbers 1591480 and 1591479). The tower is now demolished to make way for a new housing development.

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