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GATEWAY AND TWO FLANKING GUARDROOMS TO FORMER BEAUMONT CAVALRY 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 AND TWO FLANKING GUARDROOMS TO FORMER BEAUMONT CAVALRY BARRACKS

List entry Number: 1303279

Location

GATEWAY AND TWO FLANKING GUARDROOMS TO FORMER BEAUMONT CAVALRY BARRACKS, FARNBOROUGH ROAD

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

County: Hampshire

District: Rushmoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1980

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Feb-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 137845

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Details

ALDERSHOT SU 85 SE FARNBOROUGH ROAD (South East side) 991-0/2/21 Gateway and 2 flanking Guardrooms to former Beaumont Cavalry Barracks 19.12.80 II

Pair of guardrooms and gateway to cavalry barracks; disused. 1856. Yellow stock brick with Portland stone and rubbed brick dressings, and slate roof Single-depth plan guardrooms on opposite sides of paved area, connected by entrance gate. EXTERIOR: single-storey 5-bay guardrooms with 2-window street gables. 2 pairs of square piers with plinths and stone caps with shallow brackets, square lamps on cast-iron moulded shafts to inner piers, with mid C20 metal gates, and outer flat-headed wickets within segmental-arches containing stone panels, that to the left with VP, in raised letters surrounded by oak leaves over SOUTH CAVALRY BARRACKS, and similar panel to the right inscribed ERECTED 1856. Short walls connect piers with the guardrooms, which have outer pilasters as the piers to coped gables, over rusticated segmental arched sunken panels containing 2 small segmental-arched 4/4-pane sashes. Opposite gables have brick dentil cornice, 3 sunken panels and a lunette. Inner sides of Guardrooms have three 6/6-pane sashes, and panelled doors either side of the inner window, with a cast-iron verandah of 6 elliptical arches on thin octagonal posts with open spandrels. Rear of paved area closed by late C20 walls and railings. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: with the Beaumont Riding School (qv), the last surviving part of the Beaumont or South Cavalry Barracks. This was a wholly new concept in barracks planning, one of three original permanent cavalry barracks built at the Wellington Lines in Aldershot. (Childerhouse T: Military Aldershot, the first fifty years: London: 1990-).



Listing NGR: SU8494650853

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Childerhouse, T , Military Aldershot the first fifty years, (1990)

National Grid Reference: SU 85258 50726

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