Record Details

NHER Number:59210
Type of record:Building
Name:Transmitter Building, Former RAF Coltishall (Building 275)

Summary

This brick building constructed sometime between 1962 and 1966 housed the transmission equipment for Watchman Air Traffic Control radar.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2570 2224
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:COLTISHALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

This brick building constructed in 1966 housed the transmission equipment for Watchman Air Traffic Control radar.
A. Cattermole (HES), 17 June 2013.

According to (S1) this building was constructed around 1962 a short distance from an emergency crash exit road. It would have had an adjacent 90 ft timber tower but this has been demolished.
A. Cattermole (HES), 10 September 2013.

Monument Types

  • TRANSMITTER SITE (Cold War to Modern - 1962 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Unpublished Document: Francis, P.. 2013.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. pp 91-92.

Related records

7697Part of: RAF Coltishall (Monument)
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