3 Wilson Avenue, Prestonpans
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- HER number: MEL9543
- Site Name: 3 Wilson Avenue, Prestonpans
- Grid Reference: 338974 674382
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- Summary: Bomb shelter, WWII
- Description: (1) Whilst clearing the garden in June 2007, the owner of 3 Wilson Avenue, Prestonpans uncovered an air raid shelter at the foot of the garden. It is constructed with brick walls and a flat concrete roof, and the roof surface is level with the current ground surface, the main part of the shelter being underground. The shelter is L-shaped, with the main section measuring 3.6m by 1.4m. The entrance projects 0.6m at the south end, and measures 0.9m wide. It is the owner's intention to preserve the air raid shelter, perhaps under decking.
- For more information contact: East Lothian Council HER
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- (1) Unpublished document: Leith, S. 2007. Air Raid Shelter, 3 Wilson Avenue, Prestonpans.