Record Details

NHER Number:59302
Type of record:Building
Name:Watchman Radar and Cabin, Former RAF Coltishall (Building 390 and 391)

Summary

The brick cabin associated with the Watchman Radar was erected in 1955, and has apparently been removed. The radar tower was built in 1990; its antennae appear to have been removed.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2571 2222
Map Sheet:TG22SE
Parish:SCOTTOW, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

The brick cabin associated with the Watchman Radar was erected in 1955. The radar tower was built in 1990; its antennae appear to have been removed.
A. Cattermole (HES), 24 July 2013.

According to (S1) the Watchman Radar was constructed in February 1998. The tower is constructed from four circular reinforced concrete units with a single access door. It has a concrete slab roof with railings and obstruction lights which supported the radar scanner (this has been removed).
The supporting cabin (Building 391) has been removed.
A. Cattermole (HES), 10 September 2013.

Monument Types

  • AIRFIELD BUILDING (Cold War to Modern - 1955 AD to 2006 AD?)
  • RADAR STATION (Cold War to Modern - 1990 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Unpublished Document: Francis, P.. 2013.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. p 91.

Related records

7697Part of: RAF Coltishall (Monument)
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