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Name:Polish resettlement camp, Sick Quarters, Sowters Lane, Burton on the Wolds
HER Ref:MLE20978
Parish:Burton on the Wolds, Charnwood, Leicestershire
Grid Reference:SK 5991 2104
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Monument Types

  • STANTON SHELTER (World War II, Modern - 1939 AD? to 1945 AD?)
  • ROYAL AIR FORCE CAMP (World War II, Modern - 1942 AD? to 1948 AD?)
  • RESETTLEMENT CAMP (Modern - 1948 AD? to 1960 AD?)


Area created to house Polish WW2 refugees. This site housed the sick quarters. Buildings appear to survive on the 2011 aerial photographs.

Additional Information

The sites were converted from accommodation sites for the aerodrome.
Information from 'http://www.hoap.co.uk/who/burton06.htm', accessed 16/09/2013.

Polish Resettlement Camp sites at Burton are MLE20967-MLE20978.

<1> 2020, Pillbox Study Group (Digital archive). SLE6354.

SK59972092 - "Stanton Shelter."
SK60022088 - "Stanton Shelter."
SK59862119 - "Stanton Shelter. Shown on the 1970 1:2500 OS map."
SK59902114 - "Stanton Shelter. Shown on the 1970 1:2500 OS map."


<1>Digital archive: 2020. Pillbox Study Group.

Associated Finds

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