TG2813 : Industrial building on the Rackheath Industrial Estate

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

Industrial building on the Rackheath Industrial Estate
Industrial building on the Rackheath Industrial Estate
This modern building by the junction of Hudson Close and Dewing Road stands in the footprint of the former Quartermaster's office of RAF Rackheath, which was an active airfield during WW2. This view was taken from Dewing Road.

Three memorial plaques are affixed to the building's north wall > LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link.
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
Geographical Context
Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2809 1363 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.3406N 1:22.3336E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2807 1361
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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