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Latitude: 51.5279 / 51°31'40"N
Longitude: 0.7889 / 0°47'19"E
OS Eastings: 593550
OS Northings: 184684
OS Grid: TQ935846
Mapcode National: GBR RR4.28K
Mapcode Global: VHKHN.MVDL
Entry Name: A and B the Terrace, Horseshoe Barracks
Listing Date: 28 April 1986
Last Amended: 17 February 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1236487
English Heritage Legacy ID: 122960
Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS3
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
TQ 98 SW SOUTHEND ON SEA WARRIOR SQUARE
(north side), Shoebury Garrison
5/725 A and B The Terrace, Horseshoe Barracks
Surgeon's quarters (Block B) at British School of Gunnery, instructor's quarter added. 1861-2, altered c1870. Yellow stock brick with rubbed brick flat arches, brick ridge, right-hand gable and left-hand lateral stacks and slate roof. PLAN: double-depth plan with rear service blocks. EXTERIOR: 2-storey; 6-bay range. Pair of 3-window houses with plat band and coped gables on corbelled kneelers, left-hand cross gable has a canted 3-window bay with parapet; rubbed brick segmental-arched windows with 6/6-pane sashes to the middle of each ground floor and the bay, timber tripartite 4/4-pane ground-floor and 2/2-pane first-floor sashes, and plate-glass central first-floor sashes.
Returns have flat-arched porches to the rear with flat-headed doorways with overlights and half-glazed doors. Rear has projecting single-storey service blocks. INTERIOR: has a central axial passage, stairs with turned balusters and uncut string, stone fireplaces with pilasters, and 4-panel doors. HISTORY: the RA School opened in 1859. Contains architectural distinctions reflecting the rank of the occupant. (PSA Drawings Collection, NMR, Swindon: RA Barracks and Old Ranges: Warrior Square Officers' Quarters: 1860-: CTR 357-358; Glennie D: Gunners Town: History of Shoeburyness: Civic Publications: 1948-).
Listing NGR: TQ9355084684
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