|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Probable World War One searchlight battery|
An unusual dark circular cropmark is visible on aerial photographs, and may be associated with the searchlight station operative here in 1918 or the Gooderstone landing field.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 7423 0292|
|Parish:||OXBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Unusual dark circular cropmark with opposing entrances to east and west. Beyond to west roughly cruciform mark.
These may possibly be connected with the searchlight station operative here in 1918, perhaps connected with Gooderstone landing field. Air photographs checked. Photograph of searchlight in (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 13 April 1977.
October 2008. Correspondence.
Following a visit to the possible WWI searchlight site it was reported that nothing was visible on the surface. It is also suggested that the site does not date to WWI.
S. Howard (NLA), 13 January 2010.
- CIRCULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
- SITE (Unknown date)
- SEARCHLIGHT BATTERY (World War One - 1914 AD to 1918 AD?)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: CUCAP LF2, NAU TF 7403D. |
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 SW 35. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Photograph: April 1974. Norfolk Fair. |
|<S2>||Correspondence: Osborne, M.. 2008. Allan Williams Turrets in Norfolk.. 24 October 2008. |
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