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HOME CHAIN LOW RADAR STATION

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 02995w
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Margam
NGR : SS793871
Site Type (preferred type first) : Modern Radar station
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
World War II radar station, part of the 'Home Chain Low', designed to guard against enemy surface craft and submarines in the British Channel. Site consists of 3 squarish concrete buildings with flat roofs, set on the high scarp of the Margam ridge. Pr

Description :
World War II radar station, part of the 'Home Chain Low', designed to guard against enemy surface craft and submarines in the British Channel. Site consists of 3 squarish concrete buildings with flat roofs, set on the high scarp of the Margam ridge. Probably 1941-3.

Sources :
02/PM List/Locock M/1995/Proposed New Site Notification Form
01/PM List/Cadw/SAM Lists

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