TQ4500 : Site of RNAS Newhaven

taken 9 years ago, near to Rookery Hill, East Sussex, Great Britain

Site of RNAS Newhaven
Site of RNAS Newhaven
In 1917 the Royal Navy built a seaplane base here to protect the nearby port. Built initially with wooden hangars they were replaced in 1918 by metal hangars of which only the concrete hardstanding and the metal and the twin rails used to open the front doors remain. The base closed in 1919 and was briefly a concrete factory making piles for the nearby East Pier until that too closed. The metal hangars were moved to Wimbledon in 1923 where they still remain. TQ2470 : Derelict shed by the railway line
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TQ4500, 170 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 March, 2008
Category
Military installation (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 456 002 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.0019N 0:3.8589E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 456 002
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