Monument record ORF 076 - A military machine shop of World War II date

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A military machine shop of World War II date, Orfordness, Orford parish


Grid reference Centred TM 43850 49029 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet TM44NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A structure of World War II date is visible on aerial photographs of 1945 onwards, centred on circa TM43854902 on King's Marshes, Orfordness, Orford parish (S1). The structure has been identified by Angus Wainwright, the archaeologist of the National Trust who now own the Ness, as a World War II machine shop associated with the experimental research base (see ORF 021). (S2). Structure No. B6 (S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/929 4373-4 16-OCT-1945.
  • <S2> Verbal communication: Angus Wainwright. Angus Wainwright, Verbal Communication. Verbal communication, March 2003.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Cocroft, W. and Alexander, M.. 2009.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. B6.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 28 2016 5:00PM

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