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Monument Number 1384743

Hob Uid: 1384743
Location :
Oxfordshire
Cherwell
Caversfield
Grid Ref : SP5897024450
Summary : A former cookhouse and dining room at RAF Bicester, (Defence Clothing and Textiles Agency site). The brick building was constructed in 1926 and was extended in 1938 to provide 3 dining areas for up to 192 airmen. An English Heritage report produced in May 2003 recommended the that the building be considered suitable for potential future listed status.
More information : An English Heritage report noted the potential suitability of the cookhouse and dining room for possible future status as a Grade II Listed Building. The building built in 1926 was "sited at the south east corner of the parade ground and extended in 1938 so that the cookhouse could serve 3 dining area for 192 airmen". (1)

Plan SP5824 and SP 5924 shows a building at the south east corner of the parade ground at SP 5897 2445. (2)

Listed at grade II. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : English Heritage field survey reports
Source details : English Heritage Thematic Listing Programme May 2003: "Survey of Military Aviation Sites and Structures Summary Report", unpaged.
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1:2500, 1968
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Source Number : 3
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : CHERWELL, 01-DEC-2005
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Early 20th Century
Display Date : Built 1926
Monument End Date : 1926
Monument Start Date : 1926
Monument Type : Cookhouse, Canteen
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Second World War
Display Date : Extended 1938
Monument End Date : 1938
Monument Start Date : 1938
Monument Type : Cookhouse, Canteen
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
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 : 497522
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 52 SE 83
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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