TG2723 : Sections of concrete beside the perimeter track

taken 4 years ago, near to Scottow, Norfolk, Great Britain

Sections of concrete beside the perimeter track
Sections of concrete beside the perimeter track
They used to block the access > LinkExternal link onto the flying field but have recently been removed to allow trucks to drive onto the solar farm construction site.
RAF Coltishall
The station opened in 1939 as a fighter airfield during WW2. It later became a station for night fighters and then for ground attack aircraft until it was closed in 2006. Coltishall was the last surviving operational RAF airfield involved in the Battle of Britain other than RAF Northolt. The station was home to more than 80 fighter squadrons during its time of operation and 207 enemy aircraft were destroyed during the war. The airfield is currently owned by Norfolk County Council, with most of the former domestic site now being occupied by HMP Bure. See also: LinkExternal link
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TG2723, 45 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 February, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 February, 2015
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2741 2359 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.7207N 1:22.1445E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2744 2361
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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