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WW2 Tarrant Rushton Control Tower found in scrapyard

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Amazing find, the Control Tower from Tarrant Rushton WW2 D Day airfield found recently in a Dorset scrapyard, it will be on display at the Great Dorset steam fair, August Bank holiday

: UPDATE... Alas the rescued Glass Visual control room is not from the WW2 period,  but apparently was a Post War addition, possibly from 1951, see pic in link below,

http://www.controltowers.co.uk/T-V/Tarrant_Rushton.htm

 

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That Visual Control Room is a post war addition to the tower. The original VCR would have been a square glass box like that at East Kirkby

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Hi, interesting, so you are saying the tower shown has no WW2 connection. would you have a picture of the tower you mentioned at East Kirkby?

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