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source Word or Phrase:The Buildings of England:Warwickshire  
Definition:The Buildings of England:Warwickshire is a series of descriptions, photographs and plans of buildings of architectural importance in Warwickshire. The types of buildings covered range from country houses and their parks to village churches and garden follies. The descriptions were compiled by Nikolaus Pevsner and Alexandra Wedgwood in the 1960s. The volume also includes a glossary of architectural terms. Pevsner completed similar descriptions of buildings in other English counties. A copy of the volume for Warwickshire is held at the Sites and Monuments Record.

monument Word or Phrase:TORPEDO RANGE CONTROL BUILDING *  
Definition:A building from which the firing of torpedoes can be controlled and evaluated.

Definition:An airfield building housing a turret gunnery trainer used to teach air gunners how to report the correct position of enemy aircraft by practising shooting against projected moving images of enemy aircraft displayed on a target screen (WWII).

monument Word or Phrase:DOMESTIC MILITARY BUILDING *  
Definition:Buildings used for the accommodation, welfare and recreation of servicemen, especially those serving in the Royal Air Force. Use only for Buildings associated with military installations. For non-military, use DOMESTIC class and its narrower terms.

monument Word or Phrase:TELECOMMUNICATION BUILDING *  
Definition:A building housing electrical or electronic equipment used for communicating over long distances. Use specific type where known.

technique Word or Phrase:Building Recording Survey  
Definition:Archaeologists carry out building recording to find out about the history and date of a building and to discover the changes that have been made to it over time.

A building recording survey usually involves taking photographs and making detailed drawings of both the inside and outside of the building. Archaeologists have to measure the building and its features very carefully.

Archaeologists use the photographs and drawings to record details such as the types of building materials, the different phases of the building, and evidence for what it was used for. See also field survey.

monument Word or Phrase:COMBINATION FARM BUILDING *  
Definition:A multi-purpose farm building.

monument Word or Phrase:COMPOSITE FRAMED BUILDING *  
Definition:A modern building system in which both steel and concrete are utilized together to carry the load in ways that neither material predominates over the other. There are many varieties e. g. a steel frame surrounding a concrete core.

monument Word or Phrase:MILITARY SUPPORT BUILDING *  
Definition:An ancilliary building or structure associated with a military base. Use only where exact function is unknown otherwise use more specific term.

monument Word or Phrase:BOMBING TEACHER BUILDING *  
Definition:A building equipped with instruments and a flight simulator used to teach members of bomber crews how to correctly identify targets for bombing.

monument Word or Phrase:CONCRETE FRAMED BUILDING *  
Definition:A modern building in which the load is carried by a reinforced concrete framework. Use for reinforced concrete buildings.

monument Word or Phrase:DECONTAMINATION BUILDING *  
Definition:A building used for the treatment of victims of chemical, gas or other forms of contamination.

monument Word or Phrase:LEARNED SOCIETY BUILDING *  
Definition:A building for a society formed for the promotion of some branch of learning or science.

Definition:A building, on an airfield or military base, used for the maintenance and storage of motor vehicles.

monument Word or Phrase:COMMUNICATIONS BUILDING *  
Definition:A building, usually housing electrical or electronic equipment, used for gathering and disseminating information. Use specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:STONE DISPATCH BUILDING *  
Definition:A building in a quarry consisting of a series of loading bays in which stone is loaded onto wagons.

monument Word or Phrase:CIVIL DEFENCE BUILDING *  
Definition:A building used to coordinate civil defence in times of war. Can also be utilized as aid centres in times of national emergency.

monument Word or Phrase:PREFABRICATED BUILDING *  
Definition:A building constructed from prefabricated sections. Use more specific type where known.

Definition:A building which has been temporarily taken over for use by the military or civilian authorities. During wartime buildings were requisitioned for various purposes, such as temporary hospitals or headquarters.

monument Word or Phrase:SINGLE AISLED BUILDING *  
Definition:A building with an aisle on one side only.

monument Word or Phrase:TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING *  
Definition:A building constructed with a basic timber framework; between the members are panels which can be infilled with timber, wattle and daub, plaster, brick or other materials.

monument Word or Phrase:AGRICULTURAL BUILDING *  
Definition:A building used for an agricultural and/or subsistence purpose. Use more specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:METAL FRAMED BUILDING *  
Definition:A modern building in which the load is carried by a metal girder framework and infilled with a light curtain wall.

monument Word or Phrase:SOUND MIRROR BUILDING *  
Definition:A building housing the acoustic detection equipment for a sound mirror

monument Word or Phrase:TRADES UNION BUILDING *  
Definition:A building where the administrative functions of a Trade Union are carried on.

monument Word or Phrase:RESIDENTIAL BUILDING *  
Definition:Buildings used as non-permanent homes.

monument Word or Phrase:INDUSTRIAL BUILDING *  
Definition:Any building designed or adapted to accommodate trades and manufacturing activity. Use more specific site where known.

monument Word or Phrase:BUILDING COMPONENT *  
Definition:A structure which can be an area within a building, a separate building within a complex or a detached architectural component of a building

monument Word or Phrase:FIREPROOF BUILDING *  
Definition:A building constructed with the minimum amount of combustible materials.

monument Word or Phrase:FORTIFIED BUILDING *  
Definition:A building which has been fortified, often as a temporary measure rather than as part of the original design

monument Word or Phrase:AIRFIELD BUILDING *  
Definition:Non-specific building type associated with an airfield.

monument Word or Phrase:BUILDING PLATFORM *  
Definition:A site where a building once stood as identified by a level area of ground, often compacted or made from man-made materials. Use only where specific function is unknown, otherwise use more specific term.

monument Word or Phrase:DEFENDED BUILDING *  
Definition:A building which has been altered to increase its defensive characteristics. Use more specific term where known.

monument Word or Phrase:FUNERARY BUILDING *  
Definition:A building associated with funerary rites and burials.

monument Word or Phrase:HOSPITAL BUILDING *  
Definition:A hospital building of uncertain function. Use more specific type if known.

monument Word or Phrase:MILITARY BUILDING *  
Definition:A building of unknown purpose found at a military site. Use more specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:PORTABLE BUILDING *  
Definition:Prefabricated small building that is designed and built to be movable rather than permanently located.

monument Word or Phrase:TERMINAL BUILDING *  
Definition:A building within a transport terminal, often associated with the registration and clearing of incoming and outgoing passengers or freight.

monument Word or Phrase:FACULTY BUILDING *  
Definition:A departmental building within a college or university where a particular subject is taught and administered.

monument Word or Phrase:JETTIED BUILDING *  
Definition:A building where the upper storeys rest on projecting floor joists and so create the effect of an overhang.

monument Word or Phrase:RAILWAY BUILDING *  
Definition:A building or structure of unknown function found on a railway. Use more specific type where known

monument Word or Phrase:SEDILIA BUILDING *  
Definition:A building containing a series of seats for use by the clergy during services. The seats are usually placed in the church and as such this is a very rare monument type, being purpose-built. An example being St. Germoe's Chair in Germoe, Cornwall.

Word or Phrase:STORAGE BUILDING *  
Definition:A building used for the storage of equipment.

monument Word or Phrase:AISLED BUILDING *  
Definition:A building with an aisle along one or both sides. Usually a row of posts separates the main space from the aisle.

monument Word or Phrase:ESTATE BUILDING *  
Definition:A building situated within the estate of a manor or country house.

monument Word or Phrase:GARDEN BUILDING *  
Definition:Includes some structures that are not strictly buildings. Use a more specific term where possible.

designation Word or Phrase:Listed Building  
Definition:Buildings and structures, such as bridges, that are of architectural or historical importance are placed on a statutory list. These Buildings are protected by planning and conservation acts that ensure that their special features of interest are considered before any alterations are made to them.

Depending on how important the Buildings are they are classed as Grade I, Grade II* or Grade II. Grade I Buildings are those of exceptional interest. Grade II* are particularly important Buildings of more than special interest. Those listed as Grade II are those Buildings that are regarded of special interest.

monument Word or Phrase:PUBLIC BUILDING *  
Definition:A building or group of buildings owned and operated by a governing body and often occupied by a government agency. Use specific type of building where known.

monument Word or Phrase:SPORTS BUILDING *  
Definition:A building in which a sport is played. Use more specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:NAAFI BUILDING *  
Definition:A building, administered by the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes, providing retail and leisure services to members of the armed forces.

monument Word or Phrase:FARM BUILDING *  
Definition:A building or structure of unknown function found on a farm. Use more specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:MINE BUILDING *  
Definition:A building found at the site of a mine. Use specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:BUILDING *  
Definition:A structure with a roof to provide shelter from the weather for occupants or contents. Use specific type where known.

* Copyright of English Heritage (1999)

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