Record Details

NHER Number:59028
Type of record:Building
Name:25 Yard Range, Former RAF Coltishall (Building 22)

Summary

Brick built aircraft butts dating from 1939. These have been significantly remodelled to meet modern MoD requirements.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2595 2278
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:SCOTTOW, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Brick built aircraft butts dating from 1938.
A. Cattermole (HES), 21 March 2013.

According to (S1) this structure dates from 1939, and has been modified to conform to MoD requirements, therefore around 60% of the original structure is extant. The brick butt wall was rebuilt in 1999 and heightened. The original single-storey brick-built firing point shelter has a reinforced concrete roof and is subdivided into the main open firing point, a partially open pistol firing point and a brick-faced crew room. The range includes the original brick perimeter wall and two single-storey flat-roofed buildings with concrete roof and fllor which functioned as target stores and a shelter.
See (S1) for further information.
A. Cattermole (HES), 17 September 2013.

Monument Types

  • CREW BRIEFING ROOM (World War Two to Modern - 1939 AD? to 2006 AD?)
  • FIRING RANGE (World War Two to Modern - 1939 AD to 2006 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 2013. RAF Coltishall: A Historical Appraisal. Part 9, Technical Buildings. pp 23-24.

Related records

7697Part of: RAF Coltishall (Monument)
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