Record Details

NHER Number:13607
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible World War Two bombing decoy


It is recorded that a decoy airfield was present 'on Swaffham Heath' during World War Two. It is possible that this is a confusion with the South Pickenham decoy, which was known as Swaffham.

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Full description

'On Swaffham Heath'.
Decoy airfield for Marham, World War Two.
Information from Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum

It seems almost certain that this is a confusion with the South Pickenham decoy which was known as Swaffham. See NHER 13567.
Compiled by E. Rose (NLA), 12 May 1998.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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