EAW038349 ENGLAND (1951). Orford Ness, Orford, from the west, 1951. This image has been produced from a print.

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Title [EAW038349] Orford Ness, Orford, from the west, 1951. This image has been produced from a print.
Reference EAW038349
Date 3-August-1951
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Place name ORFORD
Parish ORFORD
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 642421, 249245
Longitude / Latitude 1.5390603246996, 52.087948309424
National Grid Reference TM424492

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Now known as 'The Black Beacon' this was built in 1929 to house an experimental rotating loop navigation beacon. It was shut down in 1936.

Ken Scott
Thursday 8th of January 2015 09:30:02 PM
Bomb ballistics HQ

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Thursday 8th of January 2015 09:23:35 PM

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Built in 1933 to house the equipment used to record the flight of bombs in order to improve their aerodynamics and to provide data for the production of tables to refine bomb aiming. Continued in use until 1957.

Ken Scott
Thursday 8th of January 2015 09:27:04 PM