Blast Pen 08

Blast Pen 8 from an Aerial Photograph of the Airfield from May 1947
Historic England
Blast Pen 8 from an Aerial Photograph of the Airfield from April 2020
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  • Pen 8 is the most westerly of the pens on the northern side of the airfield and faces south.
  • Today, the pen has only the left and rear sections remaining. There is no front brick wall on the remaining arm.
  • The pen is of the larger type found at Kenley, the original two bays would have been approximately XXm x XXm each.
  • The left front doorway has access to the rear doorway. The rear shelter has been bricked up at the left end and a large steel door secures the right doorway.
  • The front doorways have two-element lintels. The rear doorway has a three-element lintel.
  • The rear retaining wall is of concrete construction, XXm long, XXm thick and XXm tall at it’s highest point.

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