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The first Watch Office at West Raynham airfield 2002 (© Graeme Burton)
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, one of only four built
Tower:
In use as a private residence
Other Buildings:
Many
History:
Station history...
RAF West Raynham airfield
2005 (© Paul Francis)
2002 (© Graeme Burton)
2002 (© David Hawes)
2018 (© Jonathan Booty)
RAF West Raynham airfield
Airfield:
Operational Bomber
Opened:
/05/1939
Closed:
/07/1994
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
Very Heavy Bomber Station control tower 2001Dan McKenzie)
2001 Dan McKenzie)
2002 (© John V Nicholls)
RAF West Raynham airfield
1956 (© via Jonathan Booty)
2018 (© Jonathan Booty)
RAF West Raynham airfield
West Raynham airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2003 - West Raynham -
- updated 02/10/2018 -