TQ5478 : War 1770-1945!

taken 12 years ago, near to Purfleet, Thurrock, Great Britain

War 1770-1945!
War 1770-1945!
The building in the background is number 5 magazine of the Purfleet gunpowder store built around 1770. It is now a military museum see LinkExternal link The lump of metal in the foreground is the rocket nozzle from a V2 rocket unearthed while building the A13 between Wennington and Aveley in 1997. 2013 update the V2 rocket engine has now been loaned to the Lashenden Air Museum in Kent LinkExternal link
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TQ5478, 103 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 August, 2005   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 18 August, 2005
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Wartime relics   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 549 785 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.0546N 0:13.7687E
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