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Name:Floodlight (destroyed), Chapel Lane, Little Baddow
SMR Number:20889
Type of record:Monument
Grid Reference:TL 767 073
Map Sheet:TL70NE



Full description

An aerial photograph taken in May 1946 shows an experimental “floodlight” standing in the corner of a meadow to the E of Chapel Lane. Its generator building can be seen a few yards away to the SE. <1>

Nothing of it now survives although the meadow appears much as it did in 1946.

<1> RAF, 1946, 106G-UK 1496-4007, May 1946 (AP). SEX65380.

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 5.8
  • Historic Environment Character Area: Chelmsford 5

Sources and further reading

<1>AP: RAF. 1946. 106G-UK 1496-4007. May 1946.