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The Rectory Camp, Bassingham



Reference Name MLI90554

Name:
The Rectory Camp, Bassingham

Summary:
The Rectory Camp, Bassingham, was a Prisoner of War camp during the Second World War.

Location:
BASSINGHAM, NORTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
The Rectory Camp, located in the Parish of Bassingham, was a Prisoner of War Camp during the Second World War. It is not known what sort of camp it was (standard camp, base etc). In the official government numbering system it was camp number 138 and referred to as The Rectory Camp, Bassingham. It is recorded as a German Working Camp. {1}
The camp is visible on the OS 6 inch map of the early 1950's. {2}
The site is now occupied by housing and a recreation ground. {3}

Sources:
1 Unpublished document: Thomas, Roger J. C.. 2003. Prisoner of War Camps (1939 - 1948). Page 31
2 Map: OS. 1956. OS 6 INCH SERIES. SK9159
3 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2002. OS Landline digital map. Digital. SK9159

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