|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||World War Two V2 bomb crater|
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.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 0941 2105|
|Parish:||GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
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.
- 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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