TG2623 : Hangar 1 as seen from across the taxiway

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

Hangar 1 as seen from across the taxiway
Hangar 1 as seen from across the taxiway
All of RAF Coltishall's aircraft hangars are of the standard Air Ministry type C with concrete lower walls and a glazed panel above. This hangar contains two murals dating from the first Gulf War > LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link.
RAF Coltishall
The station opened in 1939 as a fighter airfield during WW2. It later became a station for night fighters and then for ground attack aircraft until it was closed in 2006. Coltishall was the last surviving operational RAF airfield involved in the Battle of Britain other than RAF Northolt. The station was home to more than 80 fighter squadrons during its time of operation and 207 enemy aircraft were destroyed during the war. The airfield is currently owned by Norfolk County Council, with most of the former domestic site now being occupied by HMP Bure. See also: LinkExternal link
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TG2623, 41 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2626 2310 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.4858N 1:21.1035E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2625 2304
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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