Monument record ORF 074 - A World War One bomb store or armoury
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 43913 49082 (18m by 17m)|
|Civil Parish||ORFORD, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
A structure of First World War date is visible on aerial photographs of 1940s onwards, centred on circa TM43914908 on King's Marshes, Orfordness, Orford parish. The structure has been identified by Angus Wainwright, the archaeologist of the National Trust who now own the Ness, as a First World War bomb store or armoury, related to the early experimental air base. The building probably continued in regular use throughout the Second World War (see ORF 021). (S1-S4). Structure No. B4/26, 19-14-18: Heavy Machine Shop (S5).
- <S1> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF S/656 79-80 06-OCT-1940.
- <S2> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF BR289 4-5 07-JAN-1942.
- <S3> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/929 4373-4 16-OCT-1945.
- <S4> SXS50132 Verbal communication: Angus Wainwright. Angus Wainwright, Verbal Communication. Verbal communication, March 2003.
- <S6> SSF56353 Unpublished document: Cocroft, W. and Alexander, M.. 2009.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. B4/26.
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Record last edited
Jun 28 2016 5:03PM