Monument record MYO4417 - MURTON AIRFIELD

Summary

The site of a First World War airfield at Murton. This minor emergency landing ground was used between October 1917 and November 1918, most likely by 36 Squadron, the local Home Defence Unit.

Location

Grid reference SE 6539 5280 (point)
Map sheet SE65SE
Civil Parish Murton, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

NMR Information:
The site of a First World War airfield at Murton. This minor emergency landing ground was used most likely by 36 Squadron, the local Home Defence Unit. (1)
The site of a First World War airfield at Murton used between October 1917 and November 1918. (2)

1 The Military Airfields of Britain. Northern England: Co. Durham, Cumbria, Isle of Man, Lancashire, Merseyside, Manchester, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Yorkshire 303, 308 Ken Delve
2 World Wide Web page Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. 2009. Murton, <http://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/Murton.php> [Accessed 04-JAN-2009]

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 10 2019 10:02AM

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