Record Details

NHER Number:59039
Type of record:Building
Name:Gas decontamination block, Former RAF Coltishall (Building 29)

Summary

The gas decontamination block dates from the Expansion phase of the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2585 2336
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:SCOTTOW, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

The gas decontamination block dates from the Expansion phase of the site.
A. Cattermole (HES), 21 March 2013.

(S1) notes that this building was designed to a plan of November 1939, but was modified to include thicker external walls. The building has a prominent 800 gallon water tank on the roof about the showers. The building is divided longitudinally into two halves, one for unwounded and the other for wounded.
See (S1) for further information.
A. Cattermole (HES), 18 September 2013.

Monument Types

  • DECONTAMINATION BUILDING (Modern - 1938 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Unpublished Document: Francis, P.. 2013.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. Parts 10 and 11, Domestic Buildings, SHQ and Officers Mess Complex. pp 4-5.

Related records

7697Part of: RAF Coltishall (Monument)
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