Monthly Archives: June 2007

RAF Stenigot – Lincolnshire

RAF Stenigot opened during WWII as a Chain Home radar station. During the 1950s, NATO selected the site for use in it’s Ace High communication programme – a huge communication’s network from Norway to Turkey. As always, the excellent SubBrit … Continue reading

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Denbigh Asylum

Denbigh asylum was built in mid-1840s. Over the years it expanded to house more and more patients, reaching a maximum capacity of 1500 in the 1950s. This asylum lasted roughtly 150 years when it closed in 1995. It is situated … Continue reading

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ROC posts – Burgh-on-Bain, Westleton & Beyton

One weekend, three ROC posts. Two of them were locked but I’m including them anyway…

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Littlebrook B Power Station – Kent

There has been a power station at Littlebrook since 1939. “A” and “B” closed in the 1970s with “C” in the 1980s. “D” soldiers on, but as a reserve station running on gas. We visited “B”. Post-closure history is sketchy, … Continue reading

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ROC post – Watton

ROC posts – I’ve never been to one before, so paid a visit to one of my locals. These were used during the Cold War to report any nuclear bursts and monitor fall out. There were well over 1500 of … Continue reading

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