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Barrack Block (Building 61), Jellalabad Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Tidworth, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2328 / 51°13'57"N

Longitude: -1.6722 / 1°40'19"W

OS Eastings: 422985

OS Northings: 148226

OS Grid: SU229482

Mapcode National: GBR 60S.Q1G

Mapcode Global: VHC2N.Y8VT

Entry Name: Barrack Block (Building 61), Jellalabad Barracks

Listing Date: 29 May 1990

Last Amended: 15 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472918

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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Listing Text

SU 24 NW
1381/11/10014

TIDWORTH
TIDWORTH CAMP
Barrack block (Building 61), Jellalabad Barracks

29.5.90

GV II
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 by the army 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: SU2298548225

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

SU 24 NW
1381/11/10014

TIDWORTH
TIDWORTH CAMP
Barrack block (Building 61), Jellalabad Barracks

29.5.90

GV II
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 by the army 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: SU2298548225

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