Record Details

NHER Number:12833
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of World War Two bomb target

Summary

Aerial photography from 1945 and 1976 recorded the cropmarks of a large circle with a large central mark. It is believed to represent the remains of a World War Two bomb target.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6780 2214
Map Sheet:TF62SE
Parish:ROYDON (NEAR LYNN), WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Cropmark of large circle with large central mark; on field of crop but slightly overlapping into scrub.
World War II bomb target.
See (S1) and RAF vertical aerial photographs.
Located by E. Rose (NAU), 14 September 1977.

Monument Types

  • BUTTS (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • CIRCULAR ENCLOSURE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • TARGET (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 6722A-B, D-J.
<S1>Article in serial: Edwards, D.A.. 1978. Aerial Archaeology. Vol I.

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