TM3095 : Farm buildings beside Harvey's Lane

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

Farm buildings beside Harvey's Lane
Farm buildings beside Harvey's Lane
Buildings at Nene Valley Farm. This site is on the eastern edge of RAF Seething (USAAF Station 146) where it formed part of the Bomb storage site.
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
Monday, 1 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 February, 2010
Category
Farm buildings   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 305 958 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.7115N 1:23.7266E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 305 958
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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