The Camp was located on the A283 Northchapel Road about 1.5 miles from Golden Square on the left hand side. Both entrances are now built in and there is no visible sign that they were there. We believe that the camp was originally for American and Canadian Airmen, and when the 2nd World War finished in 1945 it was used to house Displaced Polish Families. It was closed by 1959 when alternative accommodation could be found for the residents. There were apparently three camps in total but we will concentrate on the one nearest to the town which Krystyna Jones (nee Szczotka) informs me was Camp one. Camp two was 1 mile away in the direction of Northchapel. Camp three was somewhere near Gunters Bridge, but that requires further clarification.

Polish Camp Location
The camp is outined in blue.
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