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Dunholme Lodge Airfield



Reference Name MLI52184

Name:
Dunholme Lodge Airfield

Summary:
Dunholme Lodge Airfield.

Location:
DUNHOLME, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
GRANGE DE LINGS, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
SCOTHERN, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
WELTON, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
Dunholme Lodge airfield was opened in May 1943, and was a base to mainly Lancaster squadrons. It closed in 1945. It was re-opened in 1959, when it was equipped with Bloodhound area defence missiles and their associated radar tracking sets. The remains of the airfield are still visible. {1}{2}

Sources:
1 Bibliographic reference: HANCOCK, T.N.. 1978. BOMBER COUNTY. pp.58, 66-7, 72, 97, 116
2 Map: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1992-1996. National Mapping Programme. LINCOLNSHIRE. SK9978: LI.637.2.1, 1995

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