Wootton Wawen Decoy Site for RAF Honiley

Description of this historic site

The site of a Second World War bombing decoy. This is a system of lights or fires used as a conterfeit target for enemy aircraft who would drop their bombs on the decoy instead of RAF Honiley. The decoy site is located 1km west of Little Alne.

Notes about this historic site

1 At Wootton Wawen there was a decoy site Type Q, one of two sites for RAF Honiley, Military Grid Ref 82/582815, NGR SP1261.

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