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Report - RAF Bempton R1 Radar Station-Yorkshire-Oct 08

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by the126, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. the126

    the126 Reckless & irresponsible
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    I was in the area and had time so had a look.
    This was a ROTOR station built in the early 50's and closed in 62/63. The whole place is in poor condition, thanks to fire damage and rust!
    A howling wind and noisy cows in the bungalow made me a bit edgy whilst inside the bunker

    The guard cows were'nt happy with me being there
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    blast shutters inside the bungalow
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    Emergency exit and air vent
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    Modulator building
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    Inside the modulator building, literally knee deep in cow pat!
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    Long entrance tunnel
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    Next corridor
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    Main corridor
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    Main ops room with Kelvin and Hughes projector pit (with plant room in background, there would have been a dividing wall)
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    Projector pit
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    fire damage
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    telecoms/BT room?
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    remains of emergency exit stairs
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    I was going to have a look at the other wartime buildings on the next hill but Farmer Giles was there in his tractor, also a birdwatcher kindly reminded that i was on private property!
    Thanks to Kingelvis for the advice:thumb
     

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