Record Details

NHER Number:40762
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two shooting butts, Attlebridge airfield, Site 1


A survey of the airfield in 2004 recorded a shooting butts consisting of a huge earth mound north of Woodforde Farm.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 09112 15408
Map Sheet:TG01NE

Full description

2004. Attlebridge airfield survey.
Shooting butts. Huge earth mound.
D. Gurney (NLA), August 2004.

According to one of the USAAF veterans, they used to fire Colt 45s at this (S1).
D. Gurney (HES), 9 February 2012.

Monument Types

  • BUTTS (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Gurney, D. et al.. 2004. Attlebridge Airfield Survey Record Form.
---Illustration: 1944. Drawing 4861/44. no 13.
<S1>*Verbal Communication: Charles Felts. 2012. [unknown].

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3063Part of: Attlebridge World War Two Airfield (Monument)

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