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BUILDING 13 (NORTH BARRACK BLOCK), SOUTH 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: BUILDING 13 (NORTH BARRACK BLOCK), SOUTH BARRACKS

List entry Number: 1259236

Location

BUILDING 13 (NORTH BARRACK BLOCK), SOUTH BARRACKS, DOVER ROAD

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: 463082

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History

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Details

TR 35 SE DEAL DOVER ROAD, Lower Walmer (north west side)

860/5/10012 Building 13 (North Barrack Block), South Barracks

GV II



Infantry barracks, now Royal Marines barracks. 1795, by J Johnson and J Sanders, architects for the Barrack Department; Royal Marines barracks since 1869, altered mid C20. Brick with brick lateral stacks to the ends and two to the front, and a central ridge stack, and a slate hipped roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. 3 storeys; 10-window range. EXTERIOR: Symmetrical front has segmental brick arches to doorways three bays from the end with mid C20 doors, 6/6-pane sashes and second-floor 3/3-pane sashes, some horned, and 2 lead-clad dormers with casements. Returns have 2 blind windows. Rear is extensively rebuilt, with similar fenestation, and 6 dormers as the front. INTERIOR much altered; originally with stairs from the entrances. HISTORICAL NOTE: Part of a large infantry barracks built for over 2000 men, in the country's first barrack-building campaign. With the slightly earlier blocks at Hounslow (qqv), this is the only surviving example from this period of a barracks for the infantry, and listed for its historic interest with the Officers' Mess and Cavalry Barracks (qqv).



Listing NGR: TR3677351934

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National Grid Reference: TR 37516 51346

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