Record Details

NHER Number:12269
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two bomb craters

Summary

A number of indentations in Waterloo Plantation are craters left by bombs dropped by a German aircraft in World War Two. The aircraft was trying to bomb Stratton Strawless Hall (NHER 8016), used at the time as a radar headquarters.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 217 193
Map Sheet:TG21NW
Parish:HAINFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

In Waterloo Plantation are a number of depressions, which are craters left by a stick of bombs dropped by German aircraft attempting to hit the radar headquarters at Stratton Strawless Hall.
Information from occupants of Lodge (NHER 12268) given to E. Rose (NAU), 3 March 1977.

Monument Types

  • BOMB CRATER (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2020 Norfolk Historic Environment Service