BUILDING 129 (GUARD HOUSE), SOUTH BARRACKS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259176
Date first listed:
29-Jan-1997
Statutory Address:
BUILDING 129 (GUARD HOUSE), SOUTH BARRACKS, DOVER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BUILDING 129 (GUARD HOUSE), SOUTH BARRACKS, DOVER ROAD

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:
TR 37553 51133

Details

TR 35 SE DEAL DOVER ROAD, Lower Walmer (North West side)

860/5/10011 Building 129 (Guard House), South Barracks

GV II

Guard house and lock up. 1861, with Detention Block added late C19. Yellow stock brick with brick ridge stacks and slate hipped roof. L-shaped single-depth plan. Single storey; 4x7-bay verandah to guard house, 5-window late C19 cell block. EXTERIOR: The S guard house, painted white, has an overhanging roof forming a verandah on cast-iron columns, with 2 doorways to the centre of the long side with small lights each side, and a 6/6-pane sash in the end. The detention block has small segmental-arched lights with iron frames high beneath the eaves of the cells. INTERIOR not inspected, but reported to contain original room divisions. HISTORY: One of only two examples of guard houses in barracks built by the Barracks Department at the start of the Revolutionary War with France. Forms part of a group with the Officers' mess and infantry and cavalry barracks (qqv) in one of the most complete late C18 barracks in the country.



Listing NGR: TR3755351133

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463146
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jun 2007
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