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FORMER FORAGE BARN (BUILDING 6) HIGHER BARRACKS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER FORAGE BARN (BUILDING 6) HIGHER BARRACKS

List entry Number: 1109976

Location

FORMER FORAGE BARN (BUILDING 6) HIGHER BARRACKS, HOWELL ROAD

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

County: Devon

District: Exeter

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jul-1998

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469520

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History

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Details

SX 9293 EXETER HOWELL ROAD (North side) 871/12/10019 Former forage barn, (Building 6), Higher Barracks

GV II

Formerly known as: Town Barracks HOWELL ROAD. Forage barn, now store. 1794, for the Barrack Department. Brick with weatherboarded front, and a slate pyramidal roof Square, single-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 1-window front range. Weatherboarded front and brick sides, C20 central vehicle doors and small casement window to right of right-hand door. Right-hand return has ground and first-floor window, the latter with C19 metal frame. INTERIOR: has a heavy roof with king post trusses and a wide right-hand side stair with uncut string. HISTORY: Forage barns were important components of cavalry barracks; the only other known examples, more altered than at Exeter, are at Hounslow Barracks, Greater London (qqv). This is a rare component of the least altered example of the cavalry barracks built as part of the first army barrack-building campaign in England, at the start of the Revolutionary War with France.



Listing NGR: SX9210093433

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National Grid Reference: SX 92100 93433

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