SY7481 : Defending Dorset: RAF Ringstead Chain Home Radar Station (12)

taken 5 months ago, near to Osmington Mills, Dorset, Great Britain

Defending Dorset: RAF Ringstead Chain Home Radar Station (12)
Defending Dorset: RAF Ringstead Chain Home Radar Station (12)
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Chain Home radar station: DoB ID: e25089

Chain Home aerial tower base No. 1. One of the four concrete bases that anchored each leg of an aerial tower. The sheer size of this block will give some idea of how massive these aerials were - typically 325 feet high for the transmitting aerials, and 240 feet high for the receivers.

SY7481 : Defending Dorset: RAF Ringstead Chain Home Radar Station (13)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 11 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 April, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Air transport  Construction, Development  Woodland, Forest  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 7459 8168 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:38.0554N 2:21.6394W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SY 7459 8168
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