As mentioned in the Inland anti-invasion defences list elsewhere on this web-site, under the section: "Machine-Gun Emplacements in vicinity of Permanent Road Barriers:"

The gun-pit at Lazonby had an artillery piece trained on the bridge between Lazonby and Kirkoswald, a vulnerable crossing point over the River Eden, a natural North-South defence line. This bridge is about four miles downstream from Langwathby, where there were further defences .

Un-noticeable to the casual observer, this vastly overgrown reminder of potential invasion consists of a large slab of concrete and two built-up sides, with a small opening to the rear. It can be found adjacent to a public footpath at NGR NY 549 401.

33KB jpeg. General view, partly obscured by vegetation.

View of gun-pit looking West (Not very exciting, really....).

33KB jpeg. View 
	looking West.

View as the gunners would see it. The blue arrow marks the bridge.

30KB jpeg. View that the gunners would see.

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