TM3095 : A blocked track by Nene Valley Farm

taken 8 years ago, near to Kirstead Green, Norfolk, Great Britain

A blocked track by Nene Valley Farm
A blocked track by Nene Valley Farm
This track once used to lead to the bomb storage area used by RAF Seething (USAAF Station 146).
Seething Airfield :: TM3195
Built by John Laing & Sons in 1942/43 to the standard Class A requirement for heavy bombers, Seething airfield was initially known as RAF 258 Seething. After the arrival of the United States Army Air Forces Eighth Air Force 448th Bombardment Group (Heavy) it became USAAF Station 146.

After the last Americans had left in June/July 1945, the airfield was used for storing bombs and munitions. In 1947, part of the buildings on the Hospital site were converted into temporary dwellings and most of the land was returned to agriculture. The eastern section, including part of the main runway, is currently Seething Airfield, home to the Waveney Flying Group. The former Control tower has since been restored and now houses a memorial museum. The Seething Control Tower Museum is open on the first Sunday of the month from May to October. LinkExternal link.

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TM3095, 35 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 January, 2010
Category
Road > Road   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 301 958 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.6871N 1:23.4505E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 302 958
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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