TQ4160 : Vincent Square

near to Biggin Hill Airport, Bromley, Great Britain

Vincent Square
Vincent Square
Former married quarters for personnel at RAF Biggin Hill, built in 1929. Some were damaged by bombing in World War II and demolished, although the gaps have recently been filled in a consistent style to the remaining houses, restoring the uniform appearance of the square (presumably as part of the adjacent Leavesden development in around 2007-8). The original buildings are all grade II listed: in this photo are part of nos 21-24 (the nearest block) - see LinkExternal link no 28 (the furthest away of the next block, nos 25-27 being a replacement build) - see LinkExternal link and nos 29-30 (the first part of the far block, nos 31-32 being a replacement build) - see LinkExternal link.
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2012
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Geograph
Date Taken
Friday, 17 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 30 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Biggin Hill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 411 609 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:19.7981N 0:1.4668E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 411 609
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Vincent Square  Grade II Listed 

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