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Watch Office 2002 (© David Hawes)
RAF West Raynham airfield
Airfield Today:
Brownfield site for building
Tower Type:
1. Watch Office with Tower (Fort Type), 207/36 (concrete), tower later removed and new Control Room built 4698/43
2. Control Tower for Very Heavy Bomber Stations 294/45
Tower:
Both control towers now disused/derelict, only four of the later type were built
Other Buildings:
Many
History:
Station history...
RAF West Raynham airfield
Watch Office 2002 (© via John V Nicholls)
RAF West Raynham airfield
Airfield:
Operational Bomber
Opened:
5/1939
Closed:
7/1994
Code:
WR
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
4 C Type
County:
Norfolk
Location:
5 miles SW of Fakenham
OS Ref:
TF850245
Links:
©:
Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF West Raynham airfield
2001 Very Heavy Bomber Station control tower (© Dan McKenzie)
2001 Dan McKenzie)
2002 (© via John V Nicholls)
RAF West Raynham airfield
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