Military Camp/PoW Camp, Goodrest Farm

Description of this historic site

The site of a military camp providing temporary accommodation for British soldiers during the Second World War. It subsequently became a Prisoner of War camp. It was located 300m north west of Fox Covert, Leek Wootton.

Notes about this historic site

1 To the north of the surviving AA Battery (MWA 8292) was a living site, which was later used as a PoW camp when the Battery was no longer needed.
2 Shows on 1948 AP.
3 To the north of the surviving HAA battery was a living site, which was later used as a POW camp.
4 Shown on an AP of 1948.
5 Shown on an AP of 1946.
6 Immediately north of the gun battery an encampment of temporary hutting provided accomodation and messing for the soldiers.

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