RAF Bampton Castle, Weald

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Windmill frame used by Radio Hams in Weald

  • BCA - 2019.2201
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  • 1965

1965. This pylon was the framework that once held a windmill on White Owl farm. The farm belonged to Bert and Ted Wilkins. As they were not intending to mend the windmill, Ray Evans from the Royal Corps of Signals based in Weald asked if his ama...

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Canteen at RAF Bampton Castle 1971

  • BCA - 2019.2198
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  • 1971

This picture was taken in 1971 and shows the canteen at RAF Bampton Castle in Weald just before the kitchen closed for the first time. Helping himself to lunch is Cyril Cawser, father of Myra and Caroline. He was a civilian working there in the ...

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Annual inspection of RAF Bampton Castle in Weald

  • BCA - 2019.2167
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  • April 1993

RAF Signals station at Weald.The air officer supporting Air Command carrying out the annual inspection in April 1993.The RAF took over use of the site in September 1969 from the Royal Corps of Signals which had been stationed there since it opened...

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"Rocky" to his friends, "Dicky" to his family - Ernest Bishop

  • BCA - 2017.1296
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  • c1985

'Rocky' Ernie Hunt, seen here in a pub in Bampton, was known as Dicky to his family. When Ernie died, his birth certificate showed his real name was Ernest Bishop. He worked at the Royal Corps of Signals camp in Weald and continued wor...

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Removal of the last 2 masts at what was RAF Bampton Castle 2015

  • BCA - 2017.906
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  • 2003-2015

In December 2003 approximately 72 tall masts were taken down at RAF Bampton Castle in Weald when the station was closed down. Two small masts remained until October 5th and 6th 2015 when they too were removed and these 11 photographs document the...

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RAF Bampton Castle - a brief history

  • BCA - 2017.762
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  • Sept 1969-2001

This account of the RAF base in Weald called RAF Bampton Castle was supplied by an officer from RAF Brize Norton. Before the RAF took over the radio station in September 1969 it was The Royal Corps of Signals and opened in 1943 when it was built.

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