Building record 0950500000 - Adstock Manor


Adstock Manor, used as an outstation of Bletchley Park in the Second World War.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • MILITARY BASE (Modern - 1940 AD? to 1945 AD?)


During WW2 Adstock Manor was used as an outstation for Bletchley Park (Station X) for code breaking (B1).
Improved versions of the ‘Bombes’ known as ‘Jumbos’ had been introduced and to protect from German raids, they were dispersed to outstations at Wavendon and Adstock. By the end of the war there were just under 2000 bombe operators of whom 1676 were Wrens at 6 locations (B2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC22394 Bibliographic reference: Chris Smith. Adstock Through The Ages.
  • <2>SBC22787 Monograph: Michael Smith. 2001. Station X: The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park.


Grid reference SP 73630 29914 (point)
Civil Parish ADSTOCK, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Nov 21 2008 6:48PM

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