Record Details

NHER Number:26656
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two military structures

Summary

Two small military structures dating to the Second World War are visible on RAF aerial photographs taken in 1945.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8454 4574
Map Sheet:TF84NW
Parish:BURNHAM OVERY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

August 2002. Norfolk NMP.
Two structures located on sand dunes at Scolt Head Island are visible on RAF aerial photographs taken in 1945 (S1).
The largest is located at TF 8456 4573 and is a rectangular hut, measuring 10 by 4.5m and appears to have a curved profile roof. The second structure is at TF 8452 4577 and is smaller, measuring approximately 4m square. The function of this structure is unknown. They may be related to the nearby area of military structures, dating to World WarTwo, located on Gun Hill to the immediate west NHER (26673)
S. Massey (NMP), 5 August 2002.

Monument Types

  • MILITARY BUILDING (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • STRUCTURE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/403 3079 18-JUN-1945 (NMR).

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