SJ8433 : Swynnerton Training Camp

near to Cotes, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Swynnerton Training Camp
Swynnerton Training Camp
Back entrance to Swynnerton army training camp. The site was a massive ordnance factory during World War Two. In the 1980s the base was used by nuclear weapons convoys for overnight stops (using this gate), and was also the scene of a controversial exercise when a demonstration of how to clean up nuclear contamination apparently used real nuclear contaminated material.
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1985   (more nearby)
Friday, 23 September, 2005
Army training area   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 842 338 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:54.0951N 2:14.1446W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 841 338
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