SP0499 : Walsall/Aldridge Airfield

taken 10 years ago, near to Aldridge, Walsall, Great Britain

Walsall/Aldridge Airfield
Walsall/Aldridge Airfield
Another WW2 airfield lost to aviation - used until the late 1960's for general aviation. Now an open space used for football, dogwalking and the buzz of radio controlled aircraft. In the foreground is a large concrete circle that I assume was either a gun emplacement or aircraft hardstanding. Hidden in the trees on the skyline left is an old hangar and to the right used to be the remains of possibly a control tower, long since demolished.
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SP0499, 18 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 August, 2007
Category
Airfield (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 048 992 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.4564N 1:55.7993W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 041 991
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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