Record Details

NHER Number:25540
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two decoy airfield at Methwold Severalls


A World War Two decoy airfield for Methwold or Feltwell. It may have been called 'Southery'. This 'Q site' was in use between 1941 to 1944. There are ruins of a bunker at the east end of the site.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 667 953
Map Sheet:TL69NE

Full description

Decoy airfield for Methwold, Q site, 1941 to 1944. Ruins of bunker remain at east end.
Information from Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum.
E. Rose (NAU), 25 October 1989.

Decoy field for Feltwell. Called `Southery'?
D. Gurney (NLA), 28 January 1997.

Before 7 June 2007. Stray find.
Middle Bronze Age spearheads previously recorded under this number are now recorded under NHER 63314.
A. Beckham (HES), 9 April 2019.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Serial: Dobinson, C.S.. 1996. Twentieth Century Fortifications in England Volume III: Bombing Decoys of WWII.. Vol III. p 92.

Related records - none

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