TG2722 : The fuel compound - sign

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

The fuel compound - sign
The fuel compound - sign
One of the signs still standing on the aviation fuel storage compound > 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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TG2722, 66 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2741 2286 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.3276N 1:22.1141E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2743 2285
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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