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Monument Number 1385147

Hob Uid: 1385147
Location :
Oxfordshire
Cherwell
Launton
Grid Ref : SP5920024400
Summary : A garage for a fire tender and aero-engine starter vehicles at RAF Bicester technical site. The aero engine-starter vehicles were known as "Hucks Starters". The garage was built in 1929. It is a small weatherboarded building with a gabled roof. It was among the buildings considered for inclusion in a possible conservation area at RAF Bicester, mentioned in an English Heritage report produced in May 2003.
More information : An English Heritage report produced in May 2003 suggested that "Building 202" the "Hucks Starter Shelter" could be included in a putative conservation area at RAF Bicester. The report describes the building as "a small weatherboarded building for the station's fire tender and aero-engine starter vehicles". It notes that the building was constructed in 1929. (1)

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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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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Early 20th Century
Display Date : 1929
Monument End Date : 1929
Monument Start Date : 1929
Monument Type : Garage
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 104631
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 52 SE 115
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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