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Chain Home Station 28m

Hob Uid: 1476872
Location :
Suffolk
East Suffolk
Blythburgh
Grid Ref : TM4320071600
Summary : The site of a Royal Air Force Mobile Radio Unit at Hinton established by Spetember 1940. This was reserve equipment for the Chain Home radar station at High Street (CH28) in event of it being damaged by enemy action. It comprised an aerial mounted in a trailer and other receiver and transmission equipment stored in vehicles. Aerial photography from 1981 shows that the unit has since been removed and the site restored to agricultural use.
More information : A Mobile Radio Unit located at Hinton (TM 432 716) established by 10-SEP-1940. This was reserve equipment for the Chain Home radar station at High Street (CH28) in event of it being damaged by enemy action. It comprised an aerial mounted in a trailer and other receiver and transmission equipment stored in vehicles. (1)

A buried reserve at Hinton (TM 432 716) for equipment at High Steet. The unit has since been removed and the site restored to agricultural use. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Twentieth century fortifications in England, volume 7. Acoustics and radar: England's early warning systems 1915-1945
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Source Number : 2
Source : Twentieth century military recording project: World War Two radar stations
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Established by 1940
Monument End Date : 1945
Monument Start Date : 1939
Monument Type : Radar Station, Chain Home Station
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TM 47 SW 24
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1476863
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, LANDSCAPES OF WAR RECORDING PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2008-01-01
End Date : 2009-12-31