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Latitude: 51.2338 / 51°14'1"N
Longitude: -1.6715 / 1°40'17"W
OS Eastings: 423032
OS Northings: 148338
OS Grid: SU230483
Mapcode National: GBR 60S.Q6L
Mapcode Global: VHC2N.Z861
Entry Name: Barrack Block (Building 57), Jellalabad Barracks
Listing Date: 29 May 1990
Last Amended: 15 March 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244723
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472898
Location: Tidworth, Wiltshire, SP9
Civil Parish: Tidworth
Built-Up Area: Tidworth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: TidworthHoly Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
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Barrack block (Building 57), Jellalabad Barracks
Formerly listed in the Borough of Test Valley, Hampshire.
Barrack block. c1905. Brick with rubbed brick dressings, brick ridge stacks and slate roof Single-depth plan with 2 attached front towers with NCO rooms and stores.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 7:7:7:7-window range. Symmetrical range has coped fire walls, dividing four sections, each with central double doorway with boarded door, and segmental-arched paired 2/2-pane sashes with an overlight. Full length cast-iron 2-storey verandah has first-floor railings with diagonal bars. Pairs of sections have 2-storey square storage towers, connected by bridges to the first floor above external dogleg stairs, and with 2 rear 6/6-pane sashes to each floor. Rear has 2 ablution blocks.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but noted as having entrances leading to through passages between barrack rooms.
HISTORY: Tidworth was built after Salisbury Plain was purchased for large-scale training manoeuvres. One of four identical double company blocks each with six 12-man rooms, symmetrically arranged, and forming part of a battalion unit within Tidworth Barracks. Included as an example of an important type of standardised barracks design.
Listing NGR: SU2369947574
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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