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Name:Floodlight (destroyed), Great Waltham
SMR Number:20984
Type of record:Monument
Grid Reference:TL 703 125
Map Sheet:TL71SW



Full description

An aerial photograph taken in October 1946 shows the soil marks of a cleared-away experimental “floodlight” just to the S of Chelmsford Road, Great Waltham. The soil mark of its generator building is a few yards away to the NW. <1>

The site is now an open field.

<1> RAF, 1946, CPE-UK 1785-5129, Oct 1946 (AP). SEX61694.

Monument Types

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

Associated Events

  • Visit by Fred Nash - Jan 2006 (Ref: Nash CHL Jan 2006)

Protected Status

  • Historic Environment Character Zone: Chelmsford 13.3
  • Historic Environment Character Area: Chelmsford 13

Sources and further reading

<1>AP: RAF. 1946. CPE-UK 1785-5129. Oct 1946.