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Name:Blacknor Fort, Rocket Test Facility
Type of Record:Monument
HER Number:MWX444
Last edited:Dec


Monument Type(s)


Summary

Rocket Test Facility, in use in late 1930s, on site of late 19th c coastal battery, for selected experimental firings of cordite rockets. Test firings stopped in 1938, although were resumed before the war, before being moved to Aberporth.

Sources and Further Reading

<1>SWX2180 - Unpublished document: Cocroft, Wayne D. 1997. RCHME Dangerous Energy Project: Field Investigator's Comments. 17-MAR-1997.
<2>SWX8437 - Article in serial: Pooley S J. 1994. The Development of the 3-inch British Military Rocket. Vol 47. p124.

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