Record Details

NHER Number:15116
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two aircraft crash site


In 1941a German bomber crash landed in this area. Three of the four crew survived, and were later captured. Years after the war ended, the pilot returned to the area, but was unable to find any aircraft remains.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 027 376
Map Sheet:TG03NW

Full description

On lands of Eastmore Farm behind Old Swan Inn, by lane leading to Fakenham to Holt road.
Crash site. Heinkel III bomber. The crew escaped and were captured at Salthouse Heath. See (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 7 August 1979.

Monument Types

  • AIRCRAFT (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.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1977. Did Holt 'specials' hide from Heinkel crew?. 24 March.

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