TL9578 : Coney Weston village sign (detail)

taken 3 years ago, near to Coney Weston, Suffolk, Great Britain

Coney Weston village sign (detail)
Coney Weston village sign (detail)
For a wider view of this location see > LinkExternal link. The aircraft depicted in the sign commemorate the 388th Bomb Group which was stationed at the nearby RAF Knettishall (also referred to as RAF Coney Weston) during WW2.
RAF Knettishall - USAAF Station 136
RAF Knettishall is located roughly ten kilometres (six miles) south-east of Thetford between the villages of Knettishall and Coney Weston, on the south side of the Little Ouse Valley and bordering the area of heath and forest known as the Breckland, The aerodrome was constructed by W&C French Ltd to Class A specifications, comprising the standard 50-metres wide concrete runways, with the main runway being 1,830 metres (6,000 feet) long and the two intersecting secondary runways 1,280 metres (4,200 feet) each in length was however soon handed over to the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) and designated Station 136.
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TL9578, 45 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 9530 7809 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:21.9627N 0:52.0255E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 9529 7808
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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