Defence of Britain Archive

Council for British Archaeology, 2002 (updated 2006)

Data copyright © Council for British Archaeology unless otherwise stated


Council for British Archaeology logo

Primary contact

Council for British Archaeology
St Mary's House
66 Bootham
York
YO30 7BZ
UK
Tel: 01904 671417
Fax: 01904 671384

Send e-mail enquiry

Resource identifiers

Digital Object Identifiers

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are persistent identifiers which can be used to consistently and accurately reference digital objects and/or content. The DOIs provide a way for the ADS resources to be cited in a similar fashion to traditional scholarly materials. More information on DOIs at the ADS can be found on our help page.

Citing this DOI

DOIs should be the last element in a citation irrespective of the format used. The DOI citation should begin with "doi:" in lowercase followed by the DOI with no spaces between the ":" and the DOI.

doi:10.5284/1000327

DOIs can also be cited as a persistent link from another Web page. This is done by appending the DOI Resolver with the DOI. This would look like:

http://dx.doi.org/10.5284/1000327

However, if it is possible it is best to hide the URL in the href property of the <a> tag and have the link text be of the form doi:10.5284/1000327. The HTML for this would look like:

<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.5284/1000327">doi:10.5284/1000327</a>
Sample Citation for this DOI

Council for British Archaeology (2006) Defence of Britain Archive [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] (doi:10.5284/1000327)

[Return to results list]

Pre-fabricated small structure on cliff about 20ft above the beach. It is gradually being lost to erosion and vandalism.
(Source: Field Visit 2001/07/02)
Remains of a Stanton air raid shelter in a perilous position at the edge of a low cliff and subject to vandalism.
(Source: Field Visit 2003/04/29)
Structure of curved concrete beams, said to be a conversion of a Stanton shelter into a Ruck pillbox. Certainly an unusual, rare structure.
(Source: Field Visit 1995/08)

Type of site STANTON SHELTER
Location On low cliff at edge of beach, Reighton Gap, Reighton.
Area Reighton, Yorkshire, North, England
Grid reference TA 14148 76398
Period WW2
Condition Bad
Materials Clay Brick, Reinforced Concrete
Threats Type: Vandalism (Immediate)
Detail: The structure is highly vulnerable to vandalism.
Type: Coastal erosion (Medium Term)
Detail: Structure on edge of cliffs. The later field record (July 2001) shows a great loss to this rare structure. By 4/2003 it had been further destroyed.
Recorder Storr, Ron (Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society)
Defence grouping North Yorkshire coast defences - Coastal crust and hinterland defences
Photographs View of STANTON SHELTER - S0013966 View of STANTON SHELTER - S0013966 View of STANTON SHELTER - S0013966
View of STANTON SHELTER - S0013966
(3) - site views (different periods showing erosion) (2 DIGITISED).
DOB site reference: S0013966
Event Field Visit, On 2001/07/02
Field Visit, During 1995/08
Construction, In the period 1940 1941
Field Visit, On 2003/04/29