Seething Airfield :: Shared Description

Built by John Laing & Sons in 1942/43 to the standard Class A requirement for heavy bombers, Seething airfield was initially known as RAF 258 Seething. After the arrival of the United States Army Air Forces Eighth Air Force 448th Bombardment Group (Heavy) it became USAAF Station 146.

After the last Americans had left in June/July 1945, the airfield was used for storing bombs and munitions. In 1947, part of the buildings on the Hospital site were converted into temporary dwellings and most of the land was returned to agriculture. The eastern section, including part of the main runway, is currently Seething Airfield, home to the Waveney Flying Group. The former Control tower has since been restored and now houses a memorial museum. The Seething Control Tower Museum is open on the first Sunday of the month from May to October. LinkExternal link.

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by Evelyn Simak
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TM3294 : Derelict Building at Seething Airfield Administration site by Ashley Dace
TM3294 : Building on the former Admin site by Evelyn Simak
TM3095 : Buildings once stood here by Evelyn Simak
TM3196 : Weight restriction signs on Upgate Road by Evelyn Simak
TM3196 : Former fuel supply area by Ashley Dace
TM3095 : Dairy calves at Nene Valley Farm by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : Standby set house on Site 3 by Evelyn Simak
TM3095 : RAF Seething bomb storage area by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : Derelict Building at Seething Airfield Administration site by Ashley Dace
TM3294 : Ruined building in the woods by Evelyn Simak
TM3195 : Seething Airfield - Welcome sign by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : Air raid shelter - interior by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : BCF hut in the woods by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : Derelict buildings by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : The old dining rooms by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : Shower block - interior by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : Derelict buildings on Site 12 by Evelyn Simak
TG3724 : Blister hangar at Richardson's boatyard by Evelyn Simak
TM3195 : Entrance to Seething Airfield by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : A field of beans by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : The Interrogation office and briefing room by Evelyn Simak
TM3094 : Derelict building beside Wash Lane by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : Interior of derelict building by Evelyn Simak
TM3294 : One of the buildings on the former Admin site by Evelyn Simak
TM3196 : A former storage area for aircraft by Evelyn Simak

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Created: Tue, 2 Feb 2010, Updated: Sat, 28 Jun 2014

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