Information for record number MWA7993:
Control tower, RAF Atherstone on Stour

Summary A control tower associated with the Second World War airfield north east of Atherstone on Stour. The control tower was a three-storey brick building which is still largely standing.
What Is It?  
Type: Control Tower
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Atherstone on Stour
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 21 51
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Originally a three storey brick building with a 'look out' principally used to control aircraft. Originally part of a range of other buildings, the control tower now stands by itself. In poor condition, with the top floor lost.
2 Photographs.

Source No: 2
Source Type: Photograph
Title: Atherstone on Stour Airfield Control Tower
Author/originator: Brace, J
Date: 1997
Page Number:
Source No: 1
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: Field Visit Notes
Author/originator: Brace, J
Date: 1997
Page Number:
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Word or Phrase
monument BUILDING * A structure with a roof to provide shelter from the weather for occupants or contents. Use specific type where known. back
monument CONTROL TOWER * A high building at an airport from which air traffic is controlled by radio. back
monument FLOOR * A layer of stone, brick or boards, etc, on which people tread. Use broader site type where known. back
monument FIELD * An area of land, often enclosed, used for cultivation or the grazing of livestock. back
monument AIRCRAFT * An aircraft, either whole or in part. Aircraft often survive as commemorative monuments, gate guardians or crash sites. back
monument AIRFIELD * An area or site used for the landing and take-off of aircraft, often including associated buildings, equipment and other installations. back

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