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Monument Number 1384987

Hob Uid: 1384987
Location :
Oxfordshire
Cherwell
Launton
Grid Ref : SP5914024370
Summary : A group of three garages or "motor transport sheds" at RAF Bicester technical site. Two were built in 1927 and a third in 1936-1937, forming a three sided yard. The buildings are built of brick and concrete. An English Heritage report produced in may 2003 recommended that this group of buildings be considered for potential Listed Building status.
More information : An English Heritage report produced in May 2003 recomended that the motor transport sheds ("Buildings 129, 130 and 131") should be considered for potential Listed Building status, possibly at Grade II. The report states that two ranges were built in 1927, and a third range was added in 1936-1937 to form a three sided yard. (1)

A group of buildings forming a large three side yard roughly 100 feet long and 80 feet wide internally is shown on plan SP 5824 and SP 5924. The south side centred at SP 5914 2437. (2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : English Heritage field survey reports
Source details : English Heritage Thematic Listing Programe, 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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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Built 1927
Monument End Date : 1927
Monument Start Date : 1927
Monument Type : Garage
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Extended 1936-1937
Monument End Date : 1937
Monument Start Date : 1936
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 103
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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