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  • united kingdom Stanford Training Area

    Thetford, Norfolk, England

    United Kingdom





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    9.6049EGYR RAF Watton, England
    13.9110 Snetterton Circuit, England
    17.5230EGUL RAF Lakenheath, England
    17.8040EGSA Shipdham, England
    18.6174EGXH RAF Honington, England
    20.0093EGSV Old Buckenham, England



    1942 to present

    52° 30' 30'' N - 0° 45' 20'' E
    6nm N of Thetford
    Elevation: 120 feet




    History of this Location


    Originally opened in 1942 for Army training. The site is c 11000 hectares, the majority of which is owned by the Defence Estates. Dotted roughly around its periphery are 4 main camps:
    • Bodney Camp
    • Thorpe Camp (largely abandoned some time after 2006)
    • West Tofts Camp, and
    • Wretham Camp.
    Towards the north of the area, there is a small airstrip c 1.4nm SW of Bodney Camp.

    The site also includes a UK SIte of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for biology and geology.

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    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    2006-nov PreservedRN HAS.1 XS872
    2015-aug PreservedAAC AH.1 XT643



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