Record Details

NHER Number:57488
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible World War Two structure or compound

Summary

A possible World War Two structure or compound is visible on aerial photographs to the north of Hargham Heath, Quidenham. Although sited nearly 3km to the north-east, it is possible that this structure may have been related to Snetterton airfield (NHER 9068).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0300 9260
Map Sheet:TM09SW
Parish:QUIDENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

December 2012. Norfolk NMP.
A possible World War Two structure or compound is visible on aerial photographs (S1-S2) to the north of Hargham Heath, Quidenham. Although sited nearly 3km to the north-east, it is possible that this structure may have been related to Snetterton airfield (NHER 9068).
The compound itself is centred on TM 0301 9259 and measures approximately 10m by 7m. A former track, visible as a parchmark on the photographs, is visible connecting the site with Hargham Road to the north-west.
E. Ford (NMP), 5 December 2012.

Monument Types

  • AIRFIELD DEFENCE SITE? (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • STRUCTURE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 3G/TUD/UK/101 6213-4 30-MAR-1946 (NMR).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1947. RAF CPE/UK/1918 3164-5 09-JAN-1947 (NMR).

Related records

9068Part of: Snetterton and Eccles Road Airfields (Monument)
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