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Name:Dunholme Lodge Airfield
HER Number:52184
Type of record:Monument

Summary

Dunholme Lodge Airfield.

Grid Reference:SK 996 783
Map Sheet:SK97NE
Parish:DUNHOLME, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
GRANGE DE LINGS, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
SCOTHERN, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
WELTON, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

Dunholme Lodge airfield was opened in May 1943, and was a base to mainly Lancaster squadrons. It closed in 1945. It was re-opened in 1959, when it was equipped with Bloodhound area defence missiles and their associated radar tracking sets. The remains of the airfield are still visible. {1}{2}


<1> T.N. Hancock, 1978, Bomber County, pp.58, 66-7, 72, 97, 116 (Bibliographic Reference). SLI1060.

<2> Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1992-1996, National Mapping Programme, SK9978: LI.637.2.1, 1995 (Map). SLI3613.

Monument Types

  • AIRFIELD (Modern - 1943 AD to 1964 AD)
  • MILITARY AIRFIELD (Modern - 1943 AD to 1964 AD)

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic Reference: T.N. Hancock. 1978. Bomber County. pp.58, 66-7, 72, 97, 116.
<2>Map: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1992-1996. National Mapping Programme. SK9978: LI.637.2.1, 1995.