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Receiver Block at Tm 3365 3803, Bawdsey Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Bawdsey, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9916 / 51°59'29"N

Longitude: 1.4019 / 1°24'6"E

OS Eastings: 633658

OS Northings: 238035

OS Grid: TM336380

Mapcode National: GBR WRN.188

Mapcode Global: VHM8S.860L

Plus Code: 9F33XCR2+JQ

Entry Name: Receiver Block at Tm 3365 3803, Bawdsey Manor

Listing Date: 9 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468762

Location: Bawdsey, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bawdsey

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bawdsey St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 33 NW

1218/12/10007 Receiver Block at TM
3365 3803, Bawdsey Manor


Receiver block. 1937. Brick construction to flat reinforced-concrete roof enclosed by wall containing flint shingle to disperse blast. Rectangular-plan building, with wooden door and windows, is surrounded by blast walls banked with earth. HISTORICAL NOTE: the transmission and receiving of radio waves were essential functions of RDF (radar) and the operation of both were based in buildings surrounded by blast walls for defence against air attack. The layouts established at Bawdsey established the format to be followed in all "Type A " Chain Home radar stations: see description of Transmitter Block (qv) for further details of the significance of Bawdsey.

Listing NGR: TM3365838035M3365038030

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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