TL8599 : Looking over MOD land

taken 10 months ago, near to Bodney Camp, Norfolk, Great Britain

Looking over MOD land
Looking over MOD land
Part of STANTA land beside B1108. STANTA stands for STANford Training Area situated roughly TL 8495.
The area was established in 1942 when a battle training area was required and a 'Nazi village' established. Military exercises were already taking place in the area; tanks had deployed to Thetford in the First World War. The complete takeover involved the complete evacuation of the villages of Buckenham Tofts, Langford, Stanford, Sturston, Tottington and West Tofts. The occupants of the houses were all rehoused in the belief that they would be allowed to return after the war. However the site was so valuable to the military that they have taken up permanent occupancy.
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TL8599, 56 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 December, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 December, 2018
Geographical Context
Grassland  Defence, Military  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Landscape 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 850 991 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.5125N 0:43.6859E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 850 988
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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MOD Land  Breckland Landscape  Breckland Norfolk 

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