COMMANDANT'S HOUSE, HORSESHOE BARRACKS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1112691
Date first listed:
28-Apr-1986
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Feb-1999
Statutory Address:
COMMANDANT'S HOUSE, HORSESHOE BARRACKS, MESS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
COMMANDANT'S HOUSE, HORSESHOE BARRACKS, MESS ROAD

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

District:
Southend-on-Sea (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 93834 84606

Details

TQ 98 SW SOUTHEND ON SEA MESS ROAD (north west side), Shoebury Garrison

5/723 Commandant's House, Horseshoe Barracks 28.4.86 GV II

Commandant's House. 1851, built by D Nicholson and Sons, Wandsworth, extended 1860 and later. Yellow stock brick with brick ridge and gable stacks, and slate hipped and gabled roof. Double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 4-window range. Rendered porch to left of centre has half-glazed door with overlight to right of gabled bay with added conservatory. Projecting eaves are supported on decorative cast-iron brackets. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: one of the first buildings on the site, for the superintendent, Shoebury was expanded in 1859 as the first British School of Gunnery. Included as an important part of a complete mid C19 barracks. (PSA Drawings Collection, NMR, Swindon: RA Barracks and Old Ranges: 1860-: CTR 351-353; Glennie D: Gunners Town: History of Shoeburyness: Civic Publications: 1948-).



Listing NGR: TQ9383484606

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
122959
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Glennie, D, Gunners Town History of Shoeburyness, (1948)

Legal

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

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Date: 11 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/00182/07
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