Record Details

NHER Number:28451
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two bombing decoy in Ward Marsh

Summary

A World War Two bombing decoy was located somewhere in the Ward Marsh area. The decoy was made to look like an industrial area and was supposed to imitate Norwich. It was only used during November 1941. The exact location of the decoy is unclear.

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Location

Parish:HORNING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WOODBASTWICK, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Located somewhere in Ward Marsh area. Decoy starfish; type QL (industrial site) imitating Norwich.
RAF no C33 ©. In use for only one month! (November 1941)
Information from [1].
E. Rose (NLA) 24 September 1991

However [2] puts the site at TG 368 150 in Woodbastwick parish and Broadland district; however he says this is only 'reportedly' correct and so no definite NHER marking will be made until firm evidence is forthcoming.
E. Rose (NLA) 26 July 1996.

Monument Types

  • BOMBING DECOY (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

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