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Description: Royal Air Force Officers Mess
Date Listed: 22 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 199229
OS Grid Reference: TQ2166190064
OS Grid Coordinates: 521661, 190064
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5963, -0.2449
1. AERODROME ROAD
RAF Officers Mess
TQ29SW 5/32 RAF Hendon
RAF Officers Mess, formerly the 'London Aerodrome Hotel'.Dated 1917. Brick with roughcast
and timber cladding. Hipped tiled roof to front range; red service range slated.
Irregular composition in a mock Tudor manner. 10 main bays. 2 storeys plus dormers.
End bays to right and left gabled, that to right advanced; that to left recessed.
Segmental arched entrances to gabled bays. Ground floor recessed to left of centre
range; wide ground floor bay window to right of centre. Casement windows. Timber
mullions, with transoms to taller ground floor, the storey height reflecting the presence
of the main entertainment suite. Dormers of 3 and 4 windows wide, flat topped, except
for 3 with gables. Interior retains original entrance / staircase hall
to right bay and entertainment suite along front range with stone fireplaces and neo-Tudor
timberwork. Of considerable historic importance for its central role in Graham White's
Listing NGR: TQ2166190064
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Source: English Heritage
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