BLOCK 20 OF SOUTH BARRACKS, ROYAL MARINES DEPOT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254009
Date first listed:
02-Aug-1983
Statutory Address:
BLOCK 20 OF SOUTH BARRACKS, HALLIDAY DRIVE
Statutory Address:
ROYAL MARINES DEPOT, HALLIDAY DRIVE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLOCK 20 OF SOUTH BARRACKS, HALLIDAY DRIVE
Statutory Address:
ROYAL MARINES DEPOT, HALLIDAY DRIVE

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

County:
Kent
District:
Dover (District Authority)
Parish:
Walmer
National Grid Reference:
TR3756651431

Details

The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23 March 2018.

1. 5275 TR 35 SE 5/440

Halliday Drive

Block 20 of South Barracks, Royal Marines Depot

II GV

Cavalry barracks, now offices. 1794, by J Johnson and J Sanders, architects for the Barrack Department; altered mid-late C19. Flemish bond red brick with yellow brick alterations, brick cross-axial stacks and a hipped slate roof. Single-depth ground floor with right-hand double-depth offices, and first floor former barrack rooms with right-hand double-depth officers' quarters with axial corridor. Mid Georgian style. 2 storey; 14-window range. EXTERIOR: End sections, formerly both of 2 windows, set slightly forward; rubbed brick heads to segmental arched openings containing varied entrances and fenestration. The 3 left-hand bays have wide openings containing central doorways and flanking windows on the ground floor, and small-paned first-floor windows with horizontal sliding sashes either side; similar wide openings to the right-hand end bays altered on the ground floor, and with hornless sashes in the first floor. Between, the ground-floor partly rebuilt mid C19 with yellow brick, contains narrower windows with 8/8-pane sashes, with wider C18 first-floor windows, the left-hand one blocked, to the first floor. The right-hand 3-window return has round-arched ground-floor windows with blank tympana, wider and taller to the outside with tripartite late C19 sashes and a central 8/8-pane sash, and segmental-arched first-floor windows with mid C20 glazing to the outside, the smaller middle one blocked. The rear also rebuilt late C19 when the iron-framed drill shed (not included) was attached, with segmental-arched 8/8-pane sashes to the ground floor. INTERIOR: the ground floor has former stables in the left-hand end with cast-iron posts; former offices to right-hand end have wainscot panelling, dogleg stair with uncut string, column newels and stick balusters; first floor right-hand axial corridor with late C19 horizontal boarded partitions and plain stone fireplaces. HISTORICAL NOTE: Originally with stabling, canteen and offices on the ground floor and accommodation above. One of only four such cavalry barracks surviving from the first army barrack-building campaign in England, and part of a group with the former infantry barracks and Officers' quarters (qqv).



The asset was previously listed twice at List entry 1259175. This entry was removed from the List on 23 March 2018.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
177272
Legacy System:
LBS

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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