Record Details

NHER Number:29536
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two bombing decoy, Hollow Heath West

Summary

A World War Two decoy airfield that was bombed at least once.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 815 991
Map Sheet:TL89NW
Parish:HILBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

World War Two. Decoy airfield type K. Dummy aircraft; bombed at least once. Western area was to have been a Bomber Command airfield but location was moved to Bodney after protests from landowner.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA) 3 March 1993.

(S2) questions whether the information is correct, as he states there is no official documentation of a decoy in this area.
E. Rose (NLA) 8 May 1998.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Serial: Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum. 1992. Airfields of Norfolk and Suffolk.. Vol 7, pp 8-9.
<S2>Monograph: Dobinson, C.. 1996. Bombing decoys of World War II.. p 84.

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