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Description: Grahame White Hangar
Date Listed: 20 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 198805
OS Grid Reference: TQ2189290024
OS Grid Coordinates: 521892, 190024
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5959, -0.2416
5004 GRAHAME PARKWAY
TQ 29 SW 5/10 20.2.79
Erecter partly prior to 1914 and partly circa 1919 by Claude Grahame-White, a pupil of Louis Bleriot, as part of his School of Aviation. He also started the Grahame-White Aviation Company about 1911 and produced Breguets, Morane-Saulniers and Nieuports under licence. With the First World War came a change of emphasis and production was switched to Arro 504's and DH6's. The hangar is in 2 parts. A large 4 bay predominantly steel framed structure with full height sliding doors on the north side. The east section, smaller and older of load-bearing brickwork with elliptical trusses of timber lattice webs. Included in list for historic interest.
Listing NGR: TQ2189290024
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Source: English Heritage
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