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Central Heating Plant

Hob Uid: 1384612
Location :
Oxfordshire
Cherwell
Caversfield
Grid Ref : SP5872224613
Summary : The central heating plant for RAF Bicester, located at the Defence Clothing and Textile Agency. The building was constructed in 1939, one of a group of buildings constructed as part of a building plan known as "Scheme M". It was designed by the Air Ministry Architect J.H. Binge in what was then a conspicously modern style. It is a brick building with a rectangular plan and an adjoining tower to the north. In May 2003 the building was recommended by the English Heritage Thematic Listing Programme as being suitable for potential listing at Grade II.
More information : In a report produced in May 2003, The English Heritage Thematic Listing Programme recommended that Building 22 (the central heating plant) at the DCTA site, RAF Bicester was suitable for listing at Grade II, It describes the building , which was builr in 1939 as "one of a group built as part of Scheme M and designed by Air Ministry Architect J.H. Binge in a conspicously modern style". (1)

Listed at Grade II. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : English Heritage field survey reports
Source details : English heritage Thematic Listing Programme: May 2003, "Survey of Military aviation site and Structures Summary Report", unpaged.
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Source Number : 2
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : CHERWELL, 01-DEC-2005
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Vol(s) : 1714

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Built 1939
Monument End Date : 1939
Monument Start Date : 1939
Monument Type : Military Building
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 104631
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 496022
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 52 SE 74
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 1995-11-14
End Date : 1995-11-14