GUARDROOM, CHRISTCHURCH BARRACKS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1108216

Date first listed: 12-Feb-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Feb-1999

Statutory Address: GUARDROOM, CHRISTCHURCH BARRACKS, BARRACK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: GUARDROOM, CHRISTCHURCH BARRACKS, BARRACK ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: Christchurch (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SZ 14726 93363

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History

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Details

SZ1493 BARRACK ROAD (South West Side) 748/4/245 Guardroom, Christchurch Barracks

12.02.1976 II

Guard house. Mid C19. Red Flemish bond brick with black headers, tiled hipped roof. Single-depth, T-shaped plan. EXTERIOR: single storey; 5-window range. Symmetrical front with red rubbed brick headers to central doorway with 6-panel door, and horned 6/6-pane sashes and 5-bay verandah with cast-iron posts; square timber clock tower has a bellcote on top with open round arches and veather vane. Paired windows to right-hand side, and a round-arched doorway in the rear of front section with half-glazed door. INTERIOR: plain without special features. HISTORY: clock towers typically formed barracks entrances in the mid C19, see also Horseshoe barracks, Southend (qv). Christchurch was built c1792 as a cavalry barracks, became an Artillery and Engineers' barracks, and was partly rebuilt as part of the 1870s Cardwell reforms. Part of a group with the former cavalry barrack block (qv). (SAVE Britain's Heritage: Deserted Bastions, Historic Naval and Military Architecture: London: 1993-: 133; Bournemouth Local Sudies Publications: Baker J: Christchurch Barracks: Bournemouth: 1984-: NO 674).

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 101402

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
SAVE Britains Heritage, , Deserted Bastions, (1993)

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