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Latitude: 52.2309 / 52°13'51"N
Longitude: -1.0847 / 1°5'4"W
OS Eastings: 462608
OS Northings: 259586
OS Grid: SP626595
Mapcode National: GBR 9TW.2L4
Mapcode Global: VHCVM.46X3
Plus Code: 9C4W6WJ8+94
Entry Name: Former Weedon Barracks, Storehouse Number 7
Listing Date: 29 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203504
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360827
Location: Weedon Bec, West Northamptonshire, 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
1732/16/181 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. Converted into military prison in 1844/5, when wing to west end added, and with later additions. Flemish bond red brick with gauged brick dressings to arches, hipped corrugated asbestos roof replacing M-shaped Welsh roof. 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, set in semi-circular arched recesses. Refenestrated in 1930s with small-paned cast-iron casements with centre-hung lights. Centre and ends project slightly. Plinth and first-floor string course. Rear refenestrated in 1930s with small-paned cast-iron casements with centre-hung lights. Single-storey addition to west of the mid/late 1840s, originally with two parallel ranges gabled north-south; south elevation has parapet concealing gables and gauged brick arches over horned sash windows, with some late C19 and early C20 extension. Single-storey range to east added 1899-1911 as a Painters' Shop, presenting a south-facing gable end with round windows over two tall semi-circular arched windows; Welsh slate roof with cowled vents. Interior: reroofed (with steel trusses) and refloored (in ferroconcrete) in 1930s.
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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