TM3094 : Rusty cupboard

taken 6 years ago, near to Hedenham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Rusty cupboard
Rusty cupboard
This rusty cupboard, perhaps a switch or relay box - stands within the much overgrown M&E plinth beside Wash Lane > LinkExternal link. The structure is associated with RAF Seething, which was an active airfield during WW2.

Update, January 2016: It has since been removed.
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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TM3094, 59 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3091 9485 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.1573N 1:24.0464E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3089 9486
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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