Old Maps of Compton Bassett

Historic Maps of Compton Bassett and the local area.

I cannot believe that I am the first ex "Wop/TeleOp" to stumble across this site and to pen a few words of nostalgia for the old camp and the surrounding towns. Calne in particular.  The jokes we made about the bacon factory, e.g. 'Same lorry collecting from the cookhouse as brought our (...Read full memory)

Yes. Compton Bassett = great memories I was stationed a the RAF base there - No. 3 School of Radio Training- had many a walk over the hill to the chalk white horse - about half a mile from the camp in the spring/summer of 1957. The camp was located just off the main Rd - and at the beginning (...Read full memory)