TG2500 : Fields east of Chapel Lane

taken 5 years ago, near to Shotesham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Fields east of Chapel Lane
Fields east of Chapel Lane
During WW2, the hardstanding seen in the foreground 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 was located a short distance to the west of the station, the hardstanding of which is still in place. An aerial view taken in 1946 shows a large shed sted at this location. A Decca Navigator station was situated a short distance to the east, across the field from here, and flat roof of its generator house > Link can just about be glimpsed.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Communications  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2575 0017 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.1515N 1:19.7099E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 25476 00208
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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