TG2500 : Hardstanding beside Chapel Lane

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

Hardstanding beside Chapel Lane
Hardstanding beside Chapel Lane
During WW2, the hardstanding seen here was the location of a Gee ("Gee" was the code name for a radio navigation system used by the RAF during WW2) or Oboe (an aerial blind bombing targeting system based on radio transponder technology, using triangulation) semi-portable installation. An aerial view taken in 1946 shows a large shed at this location. The hardstanding is now used for storing sugar beet.
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TG2500, 49 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2550 0026 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.2062N 1:19.4927E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 25476 00208
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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