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Defence Structures

Hob Uid: 1385171
Location :
Oxfordshire
Cherwell
Launton
Grid Ref : SP5919024240
Summary : Two air raid shelters and a blast shelter situated at the RAF Bicester technical site, built in the mid 20th century. They are located in the southern part of the technical site close to the boundary fence.
More information : A group of three regular narrow mounds matching the appearance and location of three air raid shelters photographed in February 2000 by English Heritage staff are shown on plan SP 5825 and SP 5924. The middle one is centered at SP 5919 2424. (1)

There were only two air raid shelters in this area. Both are made of Stanton concrete sections and have brick entrances. The third defence structure in this group is completely different - it is a blast shelter for 50 persons. All three structures remain (2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1: 2500, 1968
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Source Number : 2
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Email correspondence 25-SEP-2014 Mr I Taylor
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Built Mid C20
Monument End Date : 1966
Monument Start Date : 1933
Monument Type : Air Raid Shelter, Blast Shelter
Evidence : Subterranean Feature, Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
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 118
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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