TG2623 : The taxiway past hangar 1

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

The taxiway past hangar 1
The taxiway past hangar 1
Looking north along the taxiway. Part of hangar 1 can be seen at left. The blue structure further along is the Photo reconnaissance building and the dark green buildings adjoining it was the Headquarters of the Electrical Engineering Squadron.
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 2623 2306 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.4650N 1:21.0752E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2618 2303
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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