Record Details

NHER Number:36146
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of World War Two aerial mast

Summary

The cropmarks of four small squares arranged around a central circular feature are probably the remains of a World War Two aerial mast, perhaps connected with West Rudham airfield (NHER 13630).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8434 2625
Map Sheet:TF82NW
Parish:HELHOUGHTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

19 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Cropmark of 4 small square parchmarks with internal crosses arranged around a central circular feature.
The site appears to be the remains of an aerial mast, possibly a World War Two installlation relating to nearby West Rudham Airfield (NHER 13630), and later military activity.
The site is now replaced to the west by a radio mast.
S. Massey (NLA), 1 May 2001.

Monument Types

  • RADAR BEACON (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • RADIO STATION (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TF 8426K - M.

Related records - none

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