PoW Camp 79 Moorby

Except for demolition rubble this former PoW Camp Site has been returned to agriculture


B1183 Between Manor Farm and Kellwood Cottage, Moorby, Lincolnshire


Site Visits

October 2019


DSLR and Drone Photos
UK FO Inspection Reports

The site has been cleared except for a soil heap to the right of the camps former main entrance. The soil heap contains the remains of several brick and prefab buildings.

The remaining field though is divided into different areas with ploughed land to the left a right of the site entrance (North & South). The main field itself appears to have been set with what appear to be beats. The field also has an area of scrubland to the rear (East) of the site. Looking at the site as it is now the site appears to have contained brick and concrete prefab buildings in the part of the site close to the road. And that the rear in what today is almost a separate field was used to house the PoWs presumably in Nissen huts if this site is the same as others.

Camera and Drone Images of the site of the former PoW Camp 79 Moorby

Extracts from UK Foreign Office Inspection Report from UK National Archives Kew:

FO 939/159 PoW Camp 79 Moorby – Narrative Visit Reports