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FORMER RIDING SCHOOL (BUILDING 18) 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 RIDING SCHOOL (BUILDING 18) HIGHER BARRACKS

List entry Number: 1109978

Location

FORMER RIDING SCHOOL (BUILDING 18) 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: 469522

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History

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Details

SX 9293 EXETER HOWELL ROAD (North side) 871/12/10021 Former riding school (Building 18), Higher Barracks

GV II

Formerly known as: Town Barracks HOWELL ROAD. Riding school, now store. 1794, for the Barrack Department. Flemish bond brick with artificial slate roof Rectangular plan. EXTERIOR: single storey; 5-bay range. Round-arched recesses linked by an impost band, with matching windows with C20 metal glazing bars to the sides, 1-window 5 end has an entrance covered by mid C20 flat-roofed shed, with tripartite C19 window above. INTERIOR: has curved lower walls to protect fallen horse, and is ceiled. HISTORY: riding schools were a typical feature of cavalry barracks for practising drill and manoeuvres, and this is, with that at Dorchester in Dorset (qv), the earliest known example in England. Built as part of the first army bafuck-building campaign in Englaftd, the most complete site of its type. Included as part of a group with the former cavalry barracks (qqv) .



Listing NGR: SX9214693582

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National Grid Reference: SX 92146 93582

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