|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||World War Two bombing decoy|
A World War Two decoy airfield, designed to divert enemy bombers away from the real airfield at Marham. It was a 'Q' type decoy, for night-time use, and had mock runway lights.The site's bunker still remains.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 7973 1258|
|Parish:||SOUTHACRE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
Decoy site, type Q (lights only). World War Two. Bunker remains.
E. Rose (NLA), 3 March 1993.
Parent field was Marham.
D. Gurney (NLA), 28 January 1997.
- BOMBING DECOY (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Serial: Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum. 1992. Airfields of Norfolk and Suffolk.. Vol 7, p 16. |
|<S2>||Serial: Dobinson, C.S.. 1996. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England Volume III: Bombing Decoys of WWII.. Vol III. p 92. |
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