TG1434 : Village sign

taken 10 years ago, near to Matlaske, Norfolk, Great Britain

Village sign
Village sign
The village sign is located on the small green at the junction of The Street with Wickmere Road. The Spitfire fighter aircraft commemorates RAF Matlask, the WW2 airfield located south of the village.
RAF Matlask
RAF Matlask became operational in October 1940, serving as a satellite station to RAF Coltishall. The airfield had two grass runways of 1,450 metres (1,600 yards) and 1,190 metres (1,300 yards) length respectively. The station was a place of constant change and home to a large number of units flying a wide range of aircraft, and about 2,500 RAF personnel were stationed here. The aerodrome was closed in October 1945. See also: LinkExternal link
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TG1434, 46 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 28 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 April, 2008
Category
Village sign   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 149 348 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.0683N 1:11.5437E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 149 348
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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