British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Gardeners Office by Addlethorpe Avenue, Butlins Holiday Camp, Ingoldmells

Description: Gardeners Office by Addlethorpe Avenue, Butlins Holiday Camp

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 196037

OS Grid Reference: TF5734867252
OS Grid Coordinates: 557348, 367252
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1791, 0.3530

Location: Promenade, Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire PE25 1NJ

Locality: Ingoldmells
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE25 1NJ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(east side)

7/36 Gardeners office
by Addlethorpe
Avenue, Butlins
Holiday Camp


Former holiday chalet, now gardeners' office. c.1936. Timber
frame with asbestos panels, slate roof with overhanging eaves and
bargeboards. Single storey, 3 bay front, the projecting gable is
corbelled out on timber brackets. Central half glazed panelled
door, flanked by tall 2 light glazing bar casements. To the
sides are single similar windows. This is the last remaining
chalet of the original pre-war site built by Sir William Butlin,
the first Holiday Camp in Britain. It opened Easter 1936 for 500
campers arriving for a week's holiday paying £2.10s. a head. The
camp was used by the Royal Navy as a recruit training
establishment, HMS Royal Arthur, during the 1939-45 war. Source:
Lincs. Life 8/86.

Listing NGR: TF5734867252

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.