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Royal Air Force Officers Mess

A Grade II Listed Building in Colindale, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5963 / 51°35'46"N

Longitude: -0.2449 / 0°14'41"W

OS Eastings: 521661

OS Northings: 190064

OS Grid: TQ216900

Mapcode National: GBR 9F.2Y0

Mapcode Global: VHGQJ.P4VM

Entry Name: Royal Air Force Officers Mess

Listing Date: 22 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199229

Location: Barnet, London, NW9

County: London

District: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Colindale

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Alphage Burnt Oak

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

1. AERODROME ROAD
5004
RAF Officers Mess
TQ29SW 5/32 RAF Hendon


II GV

2.


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
enterprise.


Listing NGR: TQ2166190064

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