Details

Object

bell

Title

A.R.P.

Date

1939 - 1945

Materials

Metal; brass, wood (handle)

Dimensions

Length: 260mm, (base) diameter: 127mm

Description

A.R.P. (Air Raid Precautions) bell used to sound the "All Clear" in Barrow during the Second World War. This meant that it was now safe to go out of the air raid shelter.

ID Number

BAWMS.08630

Current Location

In storage

Exhibitions

The Home Front; Real-life stories from the Home Front in Barrow

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