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Thread: RAF Pevensey Chain Home Radar station (WW2),

  1. #1
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    August 2013
    Rhondda, S Wales

    Default RAF Pevensey Chain Home Radar station (WW2),

    Just spent the weekend down Eastbourne and decided to have a look at this site, there's not much left and being on the Pevensey Marshes it was hard to get to with all the water drains surrounding it. At first I just could not get there and was giving up when I noticed someone coming down the lane with a trailer. It was a young farmer, I had nothing to loose as I had to pass him to get back to my car at the end of the lane, so I just asked him how I could get there, he told me how to get across without getting very wet (He did not recommend going through the farms to get there)
    Around the main building are four sets of four square blocks, These were where the pylons stood on.
    This was one of two radar stations at Eastbourne, the other one was on Beachy Head.
    As I said, all but the one loo, there's nothing left.

    The full set of photos are here

  2. Thanks given by: cptpies, flyboys90, krela, leftorium, Newage, night crawler, oldscrote, RichCooper, veloskins, Wallsey
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    September 2005
    Bristol, UK.


    That's nice that is, thanks.

  5. Thanks given by: cunningplan, ducatidevil1
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    November 2009
    Nottingham, East Midlands


    Good job, I like the use of negatives for exploring :)
    "Throughout the centuries there were men who took the first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision"
    - Ayn Rand

  7. Thanks given by: cunningplan

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