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Hawkeye001
08-09-2010, 18:34
This was Radar site but had a domestic site as well.

So what i would like to know is where was the exact location of the domestic sight as well as the tower used for the gunnery range?

If any one has a reference for the map please post it?

HawkEye001

WJT
08-09-2010, 20:30
Radar site? Bombing and gunnery range in my notes. Got a pic of the HQ building and the sale particulars somewhere. Will have a look.

NJR
08-09-2010, 20:52
I've no reference to a Radar site at Theddlethorpe. It was a bombing range utilising the sand flats, there was also a moving turret range the land side of the dunes, this had an accommodation area in the link below

http://www.flashearth.com/?lat=53.391147&lon=0.208543&z=17.3&r=0&src=msl

The building to the east between the accommodation site and the turret range is, I believe, the turret maintenance building.

There was a small airstrip but I'm unsure of it's location. On the beach is the remains of a target, in the shape of a Cromwell tank, see this thread.

http://www.airfieldinformationexchange.org/community/showthread.php?1462-Theddlethorpe-Range-Lincs&highlight=theddlethorpe+tank

Noel

Peter Kirk
08-09-2010, 21:01
I haven't got much on Theddlethorpe but as far as I know there was no Radar site there. I adjoined Donna Nook at the northern end and changed its layout a few times I suspect. As Noel says there was probably a small landing strip or at least a drogue dropping area.

Hawkeye001
09-09-2010, 02:46
Thank you guys the radar was in a truck which had two generators mounted.

http://www.raf-lincolnshire.info/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=184

Regards,

HawkEye001