Monument record ARG 045 - A World War II Bomb Crater.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 47194 59487 (7m by 7m)|
|Civil Parish||ALDRINGHAM CUM THORPE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
A probable bomb crater is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork just to the east of the Meare at Thorpeness, centred on TM47195948. The crater is visible from 1941 onwards. It is smaller in size than two craters immedialtely to the east (see ARG 044), roughly 6m in diameter compared to 9-10m, but this may be explained by the difference in land surfaces affected; grassland as compared to the beach. The crater is visible on aerial photographs in a successively more eroded state until 1969, when it is obscured by vegetation. (S1-S4)
- <S1> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 2/BR11/14 11-12 17-Dec-1941.
- <S2> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 2A/BR167 110-111 19-Jun-1942.
- <S3> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/1672 139 03-Mar-1955.
- <S4> SSF50066 Photograph: OS, AP. NMR OS/69069 134-135 05-Apr-1969.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jun 7 2013 1:21PM