Monument record 0801000000 - SE of Dorcas Farm: WW2 Radio Station

Summary

Aerial photogaphs taken in 1946 show a range of radio masts in fields surrounding a cluster of huts

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • RADIO STATION (20th Century - 1900 AD to 1999 AD)

Description

Aerial photograhs taken in December 1946 show over 50 masts in field N and S of the road centred on 2 ranges of buildings, some with light and some with dark roofs (1). Later runs of aerial photographs reveal that the masts were still in place into the 1960s (2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC20232 Aerial Photograph: RAF 598 Squadron. 1946. RAF Vertical Aerial Photograph, 1946: Run 368, frame 3187. SP86702850.
  • <2>SBC20262 Aerial Photograph: Fairey Air Surveys Ltd. 1963. Fairey Air Survey aerial photo: run 539, frame 3004. SP 8701 2950. Yes.

Location

Grid reference SP 86792 29044 (point)
Civil Parish STOKE HAMMOND, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish DRAYTON PARSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Jul 27 2011 9:59AM

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