Monument record IKL 107 - Berners Heath

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Summary

First World War landing field ?, and First or Second World War bombing targets in the form of a ship, a circle, a square, a triangle, a lozenge and a road/ rail track in addition to wavy lines of right-angled return trenches - ? training trenches or further targets (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 800 763 (675m by 892m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL87NW
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

First World War landing field ?, and First or Second World War bombing targets in the form of a ship, a circle, a square, a triangle, a lozenge and a road/ rail track in addition to wavy lines of right-angled return trenches - ? training trenches or further targets (S1).
For similar return trenches - see Barking 021.
Note further ship outline known from Lakenheath Warren.
Shooting practice wall 1km to NW (IKL 123).
TL 809 764 reported to be site of bomb range tower (S2).

June 2019. Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The results from the Breckland National Mapping Programme survey relating to the Second World War and 1950s bombing range at Berners Heath are recorded have been recorded as part of IKL 353.
J.Powell (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 18th June 2019.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> (No record type): NAU, AP, Temp S B/5, 7, 8 & 9, July 1991.
  • <S1> (No record type): NAU, AP, Temp S B/6, July 1991.
  • <M1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. APs: NAU Temp S B/6; NMR 13351/5-9.
  • <S2> (No record type): Vine Tony - letter from Huby Fairhead (Nofolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum) to Derek Edwards (NLA) in p.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 9 2020 3:37PM

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