Monument record ORF 173 - Compound circa 1950s

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Compound, circa 1950s. Comprising of a concrete slab and sawn off scaffolding poles representing the remains of a fenced off storage compound.


Grid reference Centred TM 4451 4882 (4m by 4m)
Map sheet TM44NW


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Full Description

2007: Field survey of the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment by Historic England (S1).
Structure GEH 5: At each of the four corners of this concrete slab are 4 sawn off scaffold poles forming a 2.3m (7ft 7ins)square. This probably represents the remains of a fenced off storage compound.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Cocroft, W. and Alexander, M.. 2009. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Orford Ness, Suffolk Cold War Research & Development Site Survey Report. 10-2009. Structure No. GEH 5.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 8 2016 2:05PM

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