Record Details

NHER Number:31019
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two V2 bomb crater

Summary

A V2 rocket landed on this site in October 1944, creating a large bomb crater which was later turned into a pond. Fragments of the rocket were found on the edge of the pond in 1989.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0941 2105
Map Sheet:TG02SE
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

3 October 1944. 16.55hrs. Crater formed by V2 rocket.
6.1m (20 feet) deep, 15.2m (50 feet) diameter.
Subsequently enlarged into pond.
Several rocket fragments found in 1989.
Information from Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, see (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 1 February 1995.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Verbal communication: Collins, B. (NSAM). 1994. Letter. 29 October.

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