ST1809 : Upottery: by Smeatharpe Stadium

taken 12 years ago, near to Smeatharpe, Devon, Great Britain

Upottery: by Smeatharpe Stadium
Upottery: by Smeatharpe Stadium
A former runway or hardstanding on Smeatharpe or Upottery airfield, completed in 1943 and used by the American 101st airborne from where they flew to Normandy on D-Day. Looking north-north-east to the perimeter fencing of Smeatharpe Stadium where stock car racing events are held. For more on the aerodrome see Graham Smith, Devon and Cornwall Airfields in the Second World War, Countryside Books, 2000. On the 1940s OS map the airfield is not shown, nor is the realigned road around the perimeter
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 May, 2006   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 23 May, 2006
Category
Airfield   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1802 0961 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.8087N 3:9.9999W
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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