TF8505 : An unsafe structure revisited

taken 7 years ago, near to North Pickenham, Norfolk, Great Britain

An unsafe structure revisited
An unsafe structure revisited
It would seem to serve for storage. Note that it has received new doors since this photo > Link was taken in 2006. The building is located on one of the dispersed campsites associated with RAF North Pickenham when it was an active airfield during WW2.
RAF North Pickenham (USAAF Station 143)

The aerodrome at North Pickenham was constructed in 1943/44 for the use of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) Eighth Air Force and designated USAAF Station 143. The first group to move onto the airfield was the 492nd Bombardment Group (Heavy), flying Liberator bomber aircraft. Due to heavy losses the group was transferred in August 1944, and the 491st BG replaced it.

After the war, the airfield was returned to the RAF and it was closed in 1949. In December 1958 however, the station was transferred from Home Command to Bomber Command in preparation for its used as a Thor missile site. After the missile site was dismantled in 1963 the field was closed for good and finally sold off in 1967. See also: Link

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Saturday, 2 August, 2014   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 2 August, 2014
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 857 058 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.1291N 0:44.5491E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 857 058
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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