Category Archives: wiltshire

Farleigh Down Tunnel – Wiltshire

Deep within the Wiltshire countryside lies some old quarries. During the war, many were taken over by the army to store ammunition. Due to their nature, these quarries were extremely secretive and bomb-proof. You can find out more about Monkton … Continue reading

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RAF Box (Rudloe Manor site 1) – Wiltshire

I can’t begin to explain what this site was for. Wikipedia says the following… The Rudloe Site was formerly RAF Rudloe Manor, which was established during the Second World War as a non-flying station for administrative and command & control … Continue reading

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HMS Royal Arthur – Wiltshire

HMS Royal Arthur was one of the Royal Navy’s shore establishments – similar to HMS Ganges but on a smaller scale. The site at Corsham opened in 1947 after moving from Skegness (the Butlins holiday camp was used during WW2). … Continue reading

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