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FORMER CONTROL TOWER, WATCH OFFICE, AIRCRAFT FACTORY AND FACTORY OFFICE BLOCK AT HENDON AERODROME

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER CONTROL TOWER, WATCH OFFICE, AIRCRAFT FACTORY AND FACTORY OFFICE BLOCK AT HENDON AERODROME

List entry Number: 1064790

Location

FORMER CONTROL TOWER, WATCH OFFICE, AIRCRAFT FACTORY AND FACTORY OFFICE BLOCK AT HENDON AERODROME

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Barnet

District Type: London Borough

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jan-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 199215

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. HENDON AERODROME 5004

TQ 29 SW 5/30 Former control tower, watch office, aircraft TQ 28 NW 7/62 factory and factory office block.

II

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Building comprising former aerodrome watch office, control tower, former aircraft factory and factory office. Dated 1915. Red brick. Factory elevation to Aerodrome Rd of 1 storey; 7 bays wide with slightly projecting pedimented centre bay with square headed stone architraved entrance, flanked by circular windows. 'GW' monogram above door, with date. Square, gauged headed windows; metal frames, small panes. Modillion cornice to parapet. Roof not visible. Watch office to end of seven bays with advanced ground storey, projecting to centre for entrance and carrying timber balustraded gallery. Serlian windows to upper storeys to centre and end bays. Other windows square headed. Watch tower recessed behind facade. Of historic interest as the hub of Graham-White's aerodrome and factory complex.

Listing NGR: TQ2210690091

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National Grid Reference: TQ2210690091

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