TM3095 : RAF Seething bomb storage area

taken 4 years ago, near to Kirstead Green, Norfolk, Great Britain

RAF Seething bomb storage area
RAF Seething bomb storage area
The concrete tracks and hardstandings on the former bomb storage site have recently been broken up and crushed.
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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Date Taken
Monday, 2 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3036 9569 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.6235N 1:23.5960E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 3041 9578
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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