TG2813 : Footpath to Dakenham Hall

taken 3 years ago, near to Rackheath, Norfolk, Great Britain

Footpath to Dakenham Hall
Footpath to Dakenham Hall
This public footpath links Witchcraft Way on the Rackheath Industrial Estate with Dakenham Hall, near Salhouse railway station, further to the north-east. The path traverses the former WW2 flying field of RAF Rackheath which has long since reverted to agriculture.
RAF Rackheath (USAAF Station 145)
Rackheath aerodrome was built by John Laing & Son Ltd on the estate of Sir Edward Stracy of Rackheath Hall. Built to the specifications of a Class-A heavy bomber airfield it was used by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). The station opened in March 1944 and was designated USAAF Station 145. The station became the home of the 467th Bombardment Group (Heavy), the third group in the 96th Combat Wing, Second Bombardment Division (later Air Division) of the Eighth Air Force of the United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe (USSTAF). See also: LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Friday, 29 August, 2014   (more nearby)
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Friday, 29 August, 2014
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Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2839 1375 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.3977N 1:22.6043E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2838 1367
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