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Description: Former Control Tower, Watch Office, Aircraft Factory and Factory Office Block at Hendon Aerodrome
Date Listed: 14 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 199215
OS Grid Reference: TQ2210590075
OS Grid Coordinates: 522105, 190075
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5963, -0.2385
1. HENDON AERODROME
TQ 29 SW 5/30 Former control tower,
watch office, aircraft
TQ 28 NW 7/62 factory and factory office
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: TQ2210590075
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Source: English Heritage
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