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MONUMENT NO. 1385361

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World War Two type "E" fighter aircraft pens (blast pens) at former RAF Biggin Hill. The pens take the form of protective earthworks with brick or concrete dwarf retaining walls and revetments, with a floor of concrete or tarmac. Type "E" pens differ from other types in that the earthwork traverses have straight rather than curved arms. The purpose of the structure was to afford protection to fighter aircraft and personnel.

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