CONTROL TOWER AT BARTON AERODROME

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1067500

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: CONTROL TOWER AT BARTON AERODROME, LIVERPOOL ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CONTROL TOWER AT BARTON AERODROME, LIVERPOOL ROAD

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

District: Salford (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 74396 97190

Summary

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History

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Details

ECCLES LIVERPOOL ROAD SJ 79 NW (north side) 3/8 Control Tower at Barton Aerodrome - II Air traffic control tower. c.1937. Brick with reinforced concrete roofs. 3-stage octagonal tower rises from a single-storey podium with small radiating wings at 4 corners. The podium has a coped parapet above a soldier course and various doors and windows with glazing bars. The tower has a glazed upper stage with concrete balcony and steel railings. Access is gained by an external reinforced concrete dogleg stair. Barton was the first municipal airport in the world when it opened in 1930. The control tower was reported in the press in 1937 as "the first air traffic control station".

Listing NGR: SJ7439697190

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 211941

Legacy System: LBS

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