Category Archives: Gazetteer

RAF Drytree building identification project

Elizabeth Masterton has been working with researcher Benjamin Oldcorn to unravel the mysteries of some of the derelict buildings on the RAF Drytree site. The RAF Dry Tree/Goonhilly NNR Building Identification Project report was commissioned by Natural England to form

RAF Drytree building identification project

Elizabeth Masterton has been working with researcher Benjamin Oldcorn to unravel the mysteries of some of the derelict buildings on the RAF Drytree site. The RAF Dry Tree/Goonhilly NNR Building Identification Project report was commissioned by Natural England to form

Rupert White’s Digidrome

Rupert White has created an interactive 3D model of the interior of the R-Block, entitled ‘Digidrome’ (stills shown above). You can navigate around the building via the following link: http://www.rupertwhite.co.uk/virtual_worlds/Digidrome.html (requires download of a free web player) Rupert has suggested

Rupert White’s Digidrome

Rupert White has created an interactive 3D model of the interior of the R-Block, entitled ‘Digidrome’ (stills shown above). You can navigate around the building via the following link: http://www.rupertwhite.co.uk/virtual_worlds/Digidrome.html (requires download of a free web player) Rupert has suggested

Building Arthur

These images are taken from the BT Archive and show the demolition of the RAF Drytree radar buildings, and the construction of Aerial No.1, “Arthur”. The construction of Arthur was undertaken by the Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company in December

Building Arthur

These images are taken from the BT Archive and show the demolition of the RAF Drytree radar buildings, and the construction of Aerial No.1, “Arthur”. The construction of Arthur was undertaken by the Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company in December

TX/RX

350ft steel transmitter tower (East Coast variant) and 240ft wooden receiver tower (drawings sourced from ‘Twentieth Century Fortifications in England:Volume VII I Acoustics and Radar’ by Colin Dobinson, Council for British Archaeology, 2000)ant

TX/RX

350ft steel transmitter tower (East Coast variant) and 240ft wooden receiver tower (drawings sourced from ‘Twentieth Century Fortifications in England:Volume VII I Acoustics and Radar’ by Colin Dobinson, Council for British Archaeology, 2000)ant

Caitlin’s Bunker

Corrugated moss inside Tiny Bunker 1 at Drytree

Caitlin’s Bunker

Corrugated moss inside Tiny Bunker 1 at Drytree