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Richard Flagg
29-03-2012, 12:19
Can anyone give me an exact location for this RLG? I have reference to it but can't find a location or even a plan / map of it.

Thanks

Chris Lowe
29-03-2012, 12:33
About here Rich http://wtp2.appspot.com/wheresthepath.htm?lat=51.446271020774255&lon=-0.6947028636932373&gz=17&oz=8&gt=1 there are crops marks in GE.

tigger
29-03-2012, 12:35
http://wtp2.appspot.com/wheresthepath.htm?lat=51.4464783088816&lon=-0.6954216957092285&gz=17&oz=7&gt=1

edit...Chris beat me to it!

Richard Flagg
29-03-2012, 12:42
Thanks chaps, thats pretty much where I'd guessed but wasn't sure! Do any plans survive of the site?

Chris Lowe
29-03-2012, 12:55
I used to live down the road from here :lol: PJH may have something Rich for his AR article.

Peter Kirk
02-04-2012, 16:42
This photo I gleaned form the web years ago covers the same spot. This one does look like an airfield.

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn128/PNK_album/Winkfield_1947.jpg

This obviously pre-dates the des-res built around 2002. But what are the crop marks visible on GE in the earlier AP layers?

Chris Lowe
02-04-2012, 18:22
There was a Minitrack satellite tracking station there for a while PNK http://www.britishpathe.com/video/winkfield-minitrack-station

PJH
03-04-2012, 18:34
I used to live down the road from here :lol: PJH may have something Rich for his AR article.

Spot on buccaneer66. A plan will be coming your way in a few months REF. In the meantime I'll confirm the grid reference when I get home.

Richard Flagg
04-04-2012, 07:52
Spot on buccaneer66. A plan will be coming your way in a few months REF. In the meantime I'll confirm the grid reference when I get home.

Thanks PJH - look forward to seeing the plans!!

PJH
04-04-2012, 18:36
As promised REF, the grid ref for Winkfield is SU908729 and is as per PNK's photo.

Carnaby
17-04-2012, 18:04
I'm a little surprised that the AM allowed this name as Winfield, Winkleigh and Winkton were also used.

airfields man
25-05-2012, 22:18
Today, asking one of my customer's the location of Winkfield RLG, he gave the directions telling me that around 35 years ago most of it was removed. Living along Winkfield lane, he told me of the old radar tower's that were there, also the wooden hut's that were vandalised by the local kids. Along-side the White Hart pub [Winkfield Street] is a small track that leads up-to the old landing ground. I walked up this, it's now fenced-off with animals and tree's. Though whether these buildings were part of the landing area I've no-idea. He told me that the wooden hut's were demolished after the vandalism, also that a perimeter-track was there. I did notice various pieces of tarmac under this green camouflage.
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e82/airfieldsman/NO%203%20ALBUM/cannysphotosNo54028.jpg
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e82/airfieldsman/NO%203%20ALBUM/cannysphotosNo54027.jpg
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e82/airfieldsman/NO%203%20ALBUM/cannysphotosNo54026.jpg


http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e82/airfieldsman/NO%203%20ALBUM/cannysphotosNo54025.jpg

Chris Lowe
25-05-2012, 23:11
That roof structure certainly looks the part doesn't it.