Wied Znuber Position Finding Station

Posted on January 9, 2023 / 16
Listing Type : Observation
Location : Malta

Wied Znuber Position Finding Station is situated on a cliff edge about 200 metres South of the Wied Znuber Stop Wall.  The Station is some 16 metres by 8 metres and includes an observations cell, crew accommodation, telephone room and ablutions.  The whole site is cut down into the rock, and the landward  faces has a fire step for local defence.

Built about 1895, the site was used for observation through until after World War 2.  There are remains of a perimeter fence around the whole site.  There is a plan at the National Archives from 1914 showing barbed wire entanglements around this position (WO 78/4376)

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