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HUTTON CRANSWICK AIRFIELD

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A Second World War military airfield is visible as structures and buildings on air photographs. The airfield has been largely demolished on the latest 2008 vertical photography but some elements are still extant. RAF Hutton Cranswick opened in 1942 and closed in 1946. The airfield had three tarmac landing surfaces, with a type aircraft hangar (type T1) and 8 Blister aircraft hangar types. There was temporary accomodation for base personnel. The airfield was assigned to 12 Group Fighter command. By 1985 the site was in use as an industrial estate.

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