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Name:Northern Former Atomic Bomb Store, RAF Faldingworth
HER Number:58276
Type of record:Building

Summary

The northernmost of three former atomic bomb stores at RAF Faldingworth.

Grid Reference:TF 027 850
Map Sheet:TF08NW
Parish:SPRIDLINGTON, WEST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

Northernmost of three former type DD atomic bomb stores at RAF Faldingworth. It was built in the early 1950s, and was in use until 1972, when the RAF base closed. The bomb store is a long, rectangular structure with a flat roof, which is surrounded by earthen bunding faced with a concrete retaining wall. The building is constructed out of a reinforced concrete frame with breeze block panel infill, and the doors are strengthened sheet metal. For the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {1}


<1> Historic England (formerly English Heritage), 2011->, The National Heritage List for England, 1462624 (Website). SLI13386.

Monument Types

  • BOMB STORE (Modern - 1953 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Events

  • Site Visit to RAF Faldingworth Atomic Bomb Store, Spridlington

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<1>Website: Historic England (formerly English Heritage). 2011->. The National Heritage List for England. http://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/. 1462624.

Related records

53409Part of: RAF Faldingworth (Monument)