SD4128 : Former RAF Houses, Lytham Road, Warton, near Preston

taken 4 years ago, near to Warton, Lancashire, Great Britain

Former RAF Houses, Lytham Road, Warton, near Preston
Former RAF Houses, Lytham Road, Warton, near Preston
Warton Airfield - now the BAe Systems site - was originally constructed as an RAF Warton which served as a 'satellite' airfield for the RAF Coastal Command based at Squires Gate***, near Blackpool.
This row of houses and an estate of similar housing situated on land behind these, were constructed as housing for the 'rank and file' RAF personnel based at the site**
They are now owned by the local Council or have been purchased and are owned privately.
** The Officers and NCO's were based at another nearby location ... see ...
SD4027 : Houses at the junction of Bank Lane and The Crescent, Warton
*** Now the site of Blackpool's Squires Gate Airport

See also ...
SD4128 : Harbour Lane and Lytham Road Junction, Warton, near Preston
SD4128 : Marsdens Funeral Home, Lytham Road, Warton
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SD4128, 48 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4138 2863 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.0435N 2:53.4268W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4127 2854
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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