Record Details

NHER Number:40841
Type of record:Monument
Name:Anti glider trench

Summary

An anti glider trench can be seen in aerial photographs of Catton Park. This has now been backfilled.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23466 12049
Map Sheet:TG21SW
Parish:OLD CATTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

In Catton Park.
(S1) shows bank and ditch across north end of Catton Park, under snow, clearly an anti-glider ditch.
(S2) shows this feature as recently backfilled extending from TG22761200 to TG23411212 then on other side of road - this section is shown part backfilled then still open and curving back northeast to TG23661209, this latter section might possibly not be part of the feature.
E. Rose (NLA), 19 October 2004.

Monument Types

  • AIRCRAFT OBSTRUCTION (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Aerial Photograph: 1945. [unknown].
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106/GUK/1428 301-2 16-APR-46 (Norfolk SMR TG 2311B).

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