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Barrack Block (Building 57), Jellalabad Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Tidworth, Wiltshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3W68MH+GC

Entry Name: Barrack Block (Building 57), Jellalabad Barracks

Listing Date: 29 May 1990

Last Amended: 15 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472898

Location: Tidworth, Wiltshire, SP9

County: Wiltshire

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

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