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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: 1259176



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

County: Kent

District: Dover

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Walmer

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1997

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463146

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

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


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

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National Grid Reference: TR 37553 51133


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