SU0791 : Disused RAF Blakehill Farm airfield

taken 7 years ago, near to Leigh, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Disused RAF Blakehill Farm airfield
Disused RAF Blakehill Farm airfield
RAF Blakehill Farm was opened in 1944 as a base for transport aircraft of No. 46 Group Transport Command. In 1948 the airfield was a satellite of RAF South Cerney and used by training aircraft until the airfield closed in 1952 and was returned to agricultural use. The site is now a Wiltshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve.
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SU0791, 12 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Air transport  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Former (from Tags)
Airfield 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0742 9158 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:37.3795N 1:53.6528W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0797 9104
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Other Tags
Wiltshire Wildlife Trust  Nature Reserve  Wildlife Reserve  Airfield  RAF  WW2  WW2 Airfield 

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