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.
View of gun-pit looking West (Not very exciting, really....).
View as the gunners would see it. The blue arrow marks the bridge.
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