2 thoughts on “Kirkleatham WW2 Spigot Mortar Emplacement

  1. I know where that is, I played in it when I was a kid in the late 60s early 70s.

    IU assumed it had been clobbered years ago when a lot of other remain there were flattened somewhat a number of years ago. It had two entrances as you say, they had 90 degree bends in them so you went in and round a corner. They were always difficult to find due to the undergrowth if you didn’t know where to look.

    I remember playing in and around the old mine buildings,. If it’s the one am thinking of, the shafts were walled off at the surface but if you went into the Fan house there was an angled drift that went down and intercepted the shaft.
    You could walk down it (stepped brick courses) and there was an iron railing and then the open shaft. We used to drop bricks down into the water.

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