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Former Control Tower, Watch Office, Aircraft Factory and Factory Office Block at Hendon Aerodrome

A Grade II Listed Building in Colindale, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5964 / 51°35'47"N

Longitude: -0.2385 / 0°14'18"W

OS Eastings: 522106

OS Northings: 190091

OS Grid: TQ221900

Mapcode National: GBR 9F.4JX

Mapcode Global: VHGQJ.T48H

Entry Name: Former Control Tower, Watch Office, Aircraft Factory and Factory Office Block at Hendon Aerodrome

Listing Date: 14 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199215

Location: Barnet, London, NW9

County: London

District: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Colindale

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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. HENDON AERODROME
5004

TQ 29 SW 5/30 Former control tower,
watch office, aircraft
TQ 28 NW 7/62 factory and factory office
block.

II

2.

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: TQ2210690091

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