NZ7309 : Site of RAF radar station

taken 12 years ago, near to Houlsyke, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Site of RAF radar station
Site of RAF radar station
This lonely spot has a claim to fame in the second world war.
The plaque on the stone reads:
"Danby Beacon, Site of RAF radar station 1939-1954.
The mound behind this marker housed the equipment which led to the shooting down by Flt Lieut. Peter Townsend of the first enemy aircraft to fall on England, 3rd of February 1940."
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 February, 2006   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 28 February, 2006
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Historic site > Historic site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 731 097 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:28.6441N 0:52.4031W
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