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Name:Floodlight (destroyed), E of Hylands Park, Margaretting
SMR Number:20884
Type of record:Monument
Grid Reference:TL 689 037
Map Sheet:TL60SE



Full description

An aerial photograph taken in June 1946 shows the concrete base of an experimental “floodlight” in a field between the A12 and the railway line, to the E of Hylands Park. The base of its generator building can be seen a few yards away to the S. <1>

Nothing of it now survives and the field is open grassland.

<1> RAF, 1946, 106G-UK 1565-3418, June 1946 (AP). SEX65374.

Monument Types

  • FLOODLIGHT (WWII, Modern - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Events

  • Visit by Fred Nash - Feb 2005 (Ref: Nash CHL Feb 2005)

Protected Status

  • Historic Environment Character Zone: Chelmsford 10.1
  • Historic Environment Character Area: Chelmsford 10

Sources and further reading

<1>AP: RAF. 1946. 106G-UK 1565-3418. June 1946.