Record Details

NHER Number:13613
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of World War One Navy Air Service landing ground


The site of a World War One Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) night landing ground, in use during the war and the landing place for Camel aircraft from 1918. Prehistoric and medieval to post-medieval finds recovered from this area are recorded under NHER 51496.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 342 325
Map Sheet:TG33SW

Full description

Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) night landing ground 1915-1918, for planes based at Great Yarmouth. Information from Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum.
RAF Camel aircraft here from 1918.

January 2005. Norfolk NMP.
Cropmarks previously recorded under this number have been moved to NHER 39201.
J. Albone (NMP), 11 January 2005

April 2008.
Finds previously recorded under this number (Context 2) are now recorded under NHER 51496.
H. Hamilton (NLA), 21 April 2008.

Monument Types

  • MILITARY AIRFIELD (World War One - 1914 AD to 1918 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Serial: Dobinson, C.S.. 1996. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England.. Vol 1(2), p 300.

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