Series: Cold War Project

17 Apr 1931 - 2009
Series containing Photographic, Graphic, Textual and Miscellaneous material
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The Cold War Project was initiated by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England and then continued by English Heritage after their merger in 1999. The project was founded primarily on archaeological and architectural field work rather than documentary evidence of defence installations built in Britain between 1946 and 1989. Categories covered include structures built for air defence, nuclear deterrent, defence research establishments, defence manufacturing sites, emergency civil government, emergency provisions stores, communications and United States Air Force sites.

See also photo jobs - 98/00133 2K/01636 2K/05040 See handlist of 35mm photography

Archival History

The material in this collection was received from English Heritage survey staff. Photographic jobs and associated survey material are stored in a separate Buildings File (BF) for each site.


This is part of the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive

This Series is divided into 1 Sub Series, 119 Volumes and 1 Child Job
This Series contains the following materials:
Photograph (Negative): 4,000
Photograph (Postcard - Halftone): 8
Photograph (Print): 5,792
Location Map/Plan: 12
Map: 4
Measured Drawing: 169
Sketch Plan: 2
Correspondence: 13
Extract/Cutting: 7
File: 113
List: 4
Pamphlet: 4
Report: 33
Sale Particulars: 3


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