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Blocks A-D, Horseshoe Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea

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Latitude: 51.5281 / 51°31'40"N

Longitude: 0.7911 / 0°47'27"E

OS Eastings: 593701

OS Northings: 184708

OS Grid: TQ937847

Mapcode National: GBR RR4.2V1

Mapcode Global: VHKHN.NVKG

Entry Name: Blocks A-D, Horseshoe Barracks

Listing Date: 28 April 1986

Last Amended: 17 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112692

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122963

Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS3

County: Southend-on-Sea

Electoral Ward/Division: Shoeburyness

Built-Up Area: Southend-on-Sea

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: South Shoebury St Andrew with St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/09/2014

TQ 98 SW

SOUTHEND ON SEA, Shoebury Garrison,
WARRIOR SQUARE (east side),
No. 1-7, Blocks A-D, Horseshoe Barracks

(Formerly listed as Numbers 1-4 (Consecutive), Blocks A-D, Horseshoe Barracks)



Terrace of 4 officers' quarters at British School of Gunnery, now houses. 1860, Block D added c1870, altered 1925. Yellow stock brick with rubbed brick flat arches, brick ridge stacks and slate roof. Late Georgian style. Single-depth plan with rear service blocks. EXTERIOR: each a 2-storey; 5-window range. Long symmetrical front with plat band and overhanging roof; each house has a central flat-headed porch with narrow side lights, flat-headed door with overlight and double panelled doors, and narrow side windows, with flat-headed 6/6-pane sashes. 1-window range end gables have a blind attic lunette. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having rear dogleg stair from entrance hall. HISTORY: the RA School opened in 1859. Each originally had rooms for 4 officers to the front and rear servants' quarters. (PSA Drawings Collection, NMR, Swindon: RA Barracks and Old Ranges: 1860-: CTR 361-364; Glennie D: Gunners Town: History of Shoeburyness: Civic Publications: 1948-).

Listing NGR: TQ8832085635

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