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GATEWAY, OFFICES AND GUARD HOUSE, WITH WALLED EXERCISE YARD, HORSESHOE 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: GATEWAY, OFFICES AND GUARD HOUSE, WITH WALLED EXERCISE YARD, HORSESHOE BARRACKS

List entry Number: 1112721

Location

GATEWAY, OFFICES AND GUARD HOUSE, WITH WALLED EXERCISE YARD, HORSESHOE BARRACKS, CHAPEL ROAD

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

County:

District: Southend-on-Sea

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Feb-1999

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122922

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for SHOEBURY GARRISON Clock Tower 5/85

The address shall be amended to read: CHAPEL ROAD (north-east side) SHOEBURYNESS Gatehouse/Clock, Tower flanking buildings and wall of former exercise yard at Shoebury Garrison

The description should be amended to read:

Gatehouse with clock tower, former regimental offices, and guard room. 1856. Stock brick laid partly in rusticated bands with hipped slate roof to left (south east) part and flat roof to right (north west) part. 3-arched gateway with clock tower and lantern flanked by single storey ranges. Tall central round headed arch with rusticated brick voussoirs breaks forward from smaller flanking arches also with rusticated voussoirs. Centre part has brick cornice below 4-faced clock tower with recessed corner pilasters and surmounted by a lantern with modillion cornice and pyramidal slate roof. Monumental arch is flanked by 3-bay arcades fronting the sing1e storey ranges which have glazing bar sash windows. Interior of the guard room (right part) retains corridor with 3 small unlit cells and 2 groups of 5 larger cells, some with wooden beds. End door leads to walled exercise yard.

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SHOEBURY GARRISON 1. 5219 Clock Tower TQ 98 SW 5/85 II 2. A monumental arched gateway surmounted by a clock tower and arched cupola. Built in 1856, in yellow brick. It comprises a central tall semi-circular archway with rusticated brick voussoirs which breaks forward from smaller flanking arches also with rusticated voussoirs. The centre part has a brick cornice with blocking courses and is surmounted by a square clock tower with an open arched cupola above, with a pyramid slate roof with shaped eaves brackets. The archways are flanked by single storeyed buildings in similar style. The brickwork is laid with recessed horizontal courses simulating ashlar.

Listing NGR: TQ9368484772

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 93684 84772

Map

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