RAF Wroughton, Wilshire Site 5

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2 x 'D' type hangars 3212-1313/36.
1 x Wardens Office, guard room.
1 x semi detached Wardens house.
1 x Heating plant.

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RAF Wroughton, Wilshire Site 5

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Site 5.

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2 x 'D' type hangars 3212-1313/36 and the new Science Museum building that looks huge.

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Thank you Andy Amor for the air-photos.

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Science Museum

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Science Museum, Wroughton A sustainable museum and archive. Designscape Architects.

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Wardens Office, guard room and Wardens house. The two Wardens must have taken it in turns to guard the area 24hours.

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Wardens Office, guard room.
Sub Unit Type, could be plan number 2881/37.

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Type D hangar, which combines concrete construction with bow-string trusses. A total of 34 examples of these all-concrete designs were used on Aircraft Storage Units around the country.
Air Ministry Directorate of Works and Buildings drawings Nos. 3212-1313/36. Reinforced concrete walls and roof, asphalt covering.

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Door section.

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Central Heating Station.

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Large heating plant.

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Central Heating Station.
Originally it would have been a coal fired heating but by the end of WW2 it probably was turned over to oil fired system.

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The second type D hangar.

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The Science museum have added a new building here and on one of the cross runways a very large building has been built.

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Science Museum buildings.

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RAF Wroughton, Wilshire Site 5

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