Record Details

NHER Number:59021
Type of record:Building
Name:Air Traffic Control tower, Former RAF Coltishall (Building 16)

Summary

A concrete Villa-type watch office sits at the core of an expanded Air Traffic Control tower. The original structure was bombed in 1944 and rebuilt to the original pattern.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2622 2297
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:SCOTTOW, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

A concrete Villa-type watch office sits at the core of an expanded Air Traffic Control tower. The original structure was bombed in 1944 and rebuilt to the original pattern. Two Vierendeel towers were mounted on the top of the Watch Office and presumably supported meteorological equipment.
A. Cattermole (HES), 21 March 2013.

Monument Types

  • CONTROL TOWER (Modern - 1938 AD? to 2006 AD?)
  • WATCH OFFICE (Modern - 1938 AD? to 2006 AD?)
  • WATCH OFFICE WITH MET SECTION (2328/39) (Modern - 1938 AD? to 2006 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources - none

Related records

7697Part of: RAF Coltishall (Monument)
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