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Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, Dorset, South West England, Britain

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Location Category ID:
3035
Added to Database:
11 February 2011
Last Edited:
11 February 2011
Address: Range Control, The AFV Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, Nr Wareham, Dorset BH20 5QF
Telephone: 01929 404714, 01929 404819,
Email:
Opening Times:
Official Website: Lulworth Ranges
Lulworth Access PDF
Other Links: Wikipedia
Dorset Tourist Information
Dartmoor Ranges PDF
Google Street View
Waymarking.com
Latitude, Longitude: 50.63574412 , -2.20293045
Location Accuracy: 7
Tanks Previously Here: Long term:
1: A34 Comet Tank - National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Dates unknown)
2: FV4401 Contentious Tank Destroyer - The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Dates unknown)
3: A41 Centurion Tank - The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (February 1972 – March 1975)
4: FV4201 Chieftain Tank - The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Gunnery trials until November 1962)

Short term:
1: Mark VIII Harry Hopkins Light Tank - The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Trials – ca 1960s)
2: A41 Centurion Tank - The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (ca2001-2009)


The Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School barracks are located in the small village of East Lulworth. The School uses this area of the Purbeck hills, continuing all the way to Tyneham, for a gunnery range. The ranges are used for training gunnery instructors and for gunnery courses. The ranges are also used by ATDU and by some Field Army units.

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September, 2009

Line of target tanks at the end of Bindon Range, photo by P. Tierre
1: Line of target tanks at the end of Bindon Range, photo b...

Taken: 5 September 2009
Contributor: Geograph
Location Photo ID: 444
Added: 19 March 2011
Views: 412
Has Priority: 0
    

    

    

2009

A view of the Gunnery School, with the main entrance just visible at the left
2: A view of the Gunnery School, with the main entrance jus...

Taken: 2009
Contributor: Google Street View
Location Photo ID: 437
Added: 9 March 2011
Views: 266
Has Priority: 0
    

    

    

May, 2008

Entrance to AFV Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, photo by L. Clarke
3: Entrance to AFV Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, photo by ...

Taken: 25 May 2008
Contributor: Geograph
Location Photo ID: 441
Added: 19 March 2011
Views: 201
Has Priority: 20
    

    

    



April, 2008

East Holme/Heath Range, photo by N. Chadwick
4: East Holme/Heath Range, photo by N. Chadwick

Taken: 11 April 2008
Contributor: Geograph
Location Photo ID: 440
Added: 19 March 2011
Views: 176
Has Priority: 0
    

    

    



September, 2007

Tank tracks on Bindon Range viewed from Flower Barrow, photo by Damo1977
5: Tank tracks on Bindon Range viewed from Flower Barrow, p...

Taken: 2 September 2007
Contributor: Flickr
Location Photo ID: 442
Added: 19 March 2011
Views: 187
Has Priority: 0
    



 

Line of target tanks at the end of Bindon Range, photo by Damo 1977
6: Line of target tanks at the end of Bindon Range, photo b...

Taken: 2 September 2007
Contributor: Flickr
Location Photo ID: 443
Added: 19 March 2011
Views: 241
Has Priority: 0
    

    



June, 2007

Line of target tanks at the end of Bindon Range, photo by C. Downer
7: Line of target tanks at the end of Bindon Range, photo b...

Taken: 18 June 2007
Contributor: Geograph
Location Photo ID: 439
Added: 19 March 2011
Views: 185
Has Priority: 0
    

    

    



November, 2003

The firing control tower on Lulworth Range, photo by S. Williams
8: The firing control tower on Lulworth Range, photo by S. ...

Taken: 24 November 2003
Contributor: Geograph
Location Photo ID: 438
Added: 19 March 2011
Views: 440
Has Priority: 0