PoW Camp 250 Thorpe Hall

This site is now a simple empty field opposite Thorpe Hall


Opposite, Thorpe Hall Caravan & Camping Site,
Rudston, Driffield YO25 4JE


Site Visits

August 2019


DSLR and Drone Photos

The 2003 report from English Heritage, stated that this site was a “Former Army Divisional HQ reoccupied as a PoW Camp. Foot footings remain extant”. However, this site is now just a field opposite the entrance to Thorpe Hall and a Caravan Site within the hall grounds.

Previous reports place the remains of PreFab huts within the woods. At the time of my visit I was unable to enter the woodland and thus unable to see any remains of the camp within the woods or field. Furthermore, being unable to walk too far and not being able to access the site … most of my images were shot from the road side as well as making using a done

Camera and Drone Images of the site of former PoW Camp 250 Thorpe Hall