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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.


List entry Number: 1112692



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


District: Southend-on-Sea

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Apr-1986

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Feb-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122963

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/09/2014

TQ 98 SW 5/728

SOUTHEND ON SEA, Shoebury Garrison, WARRIOR SQUARE (east side), No. 1-7, Blocks A-D, Horseshoe Barracks

(Formerly listed as Numbers 1-4 (Consecutive), Blocks A-D, Horseshoe Barracks)



Terrace of 4 officers' quarters at British School of Gunnery, now houses. 1860, Block D added c1870, altered 1925. Yellow stock brick with rubbed brick flat arches, brick ridge stacks and slate roof. Late Georgian style. Single-depth plan with rear service blocks. EXTERIOR: each a 2-storey; 5-window range. Long symmetrical front with plat band and overhanging roof; each house has a central flat-headed porch with narrow side lights, flat-headed door with overlight and double panelled doors, and narrow side windows, with flat-headed 6/6-pane sashes. 1-window range end gables have a blind attic lunette. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having rear dogleg stair from entrance hall. HISTORY: the RA School opened in 1859. Each originally had rooms for 4 officers to the front and rear servants' quarters. (PSA Drawings Collection, NMR, Swindon: RA Barracks and Old Ranges: 1860-: CTR 361-364; Glennie D: Gunners Town: History of Shoeburyness: Civic Publications: 1948-).

Listing NGR: TQ8832085635

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 93701 84708


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