RAF Wellesbourne Mountford - Living Site No 5

Description of this historic site

The site of one of five barracks used by RAF personnel at Wellesbourne Mountfield airfield during the Second World War. The site is now in agricultural use and is located 700m north of Red Hill Wood.

Notes about this historic site

1 One of five sites built to accommodate RAF personnel near Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield. The site was cleared shortly after the war and returned to agricultural use.
2 Airfield plan – not to scale.

3 A topsoil magnetic susceptibility survey carried out in 1992 in this area showed high readings for the site of the RAF camp.

4 Plan of RAF Camp and part of Wellesbourne Airfield from the RAF Museum at Hendon.

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