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Main Workshop

Hob Uid: 1384951
Location :
Oxfordshire
Cherwell
Launton
Grid Ref : SP5921324463
Summary : The main workshop at RAF Bicester technical site, built in 1926. The workshop is situated on the main avenue bisecting the technical site. It was used for repairs to airframes and engines, including a welder's bay and fabric workers' shop.
More information : An English Heritage report produced in May 2003 recommended that the workshop ("Building 99") be considered for potential future Listed Building status, possibly at Grade II. It was built in 1926 and was according to the report "prominently sited on the main avenue bisecting the site". The workshop included facilities for repair of airframes and engines, including shops for welding and fabric repairs. (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 Sites 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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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Early 20th Century
Display Date : Built 1926
Monument End Date : 1926
Monument Start Date : 1926
Monument Type : Workshop
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 497529
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 52 SE 100
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