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Latitude: 52.231 / 52°13'51"N
Longitude: -1.0821 / 1°4'55"W
OS Eastings: 462786
OS Northings: 259598
OS Grid: SP627595
Mapcode National: GBR 9TW.374
Mapcode Global: VHCVM.6691
Entry Name: Former Weedon Barracks, Storehouse Number 3
Listing Date: 29 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203495
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360825
Location: Weedon Bec, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7
Civil Parish: Weedon Bec
Built-Up Area: Weedon Bec
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Weedon Bec St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
1732/16/179 BRIDGE STREET
29-APR-87 LOWER WEEDON
FORMER WEEDON BARRACKS, STOREHOUSE NUM
Warehouse. 1804-10, and one of an odd-numbered group to the north of the canal. Flemish bond red brick with gauged brick dressings to arches, hipped corrugated asbestos roof replacing M-shaped Welsh roof, late C19 (c1888) brick stacks added for ground-floor armoury. Rectangular plan with central vestibule with stairs opening into flanking storerooms. 2 storeys, 11-window range to south elevation facing canal. Central doors with 12-panel double-leaf doors flanked by stone pilasters supporting Doric entablature with cambered arches over tripartite sash windows above. Similar wider blocked doorways either end, with similar windows above. Semi-circular arched ground-floor windows, being 2-light wooden casements of late C19 date, set in semi-circular arched recesses. Late C19 horned 6/6-pane sashes to first floor. Centre and ends project slightly. Plinth and first-floor string course. Interior: first floor supported by 3 rows of chamfered timber posts with pillow beams. Steel trusses of 1938, when roofs remodelled. Open string staircase with chamfered and scroll-stopped newels, diamond-set balusters and moulded handrail. Semi-circular arched doorways, set in semi-circular arched recesses, provide access to storerooms. Stone-flagged vestibule floor includes length of 18in gauge tramway.
Part of a unique planned military-industrial complex, complete with its own defensible transport system and surrounding walls. For full details see description of Storehouse No 2.
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