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Barrack Block (Building 62), Jellalabad Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Tidworth, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2332 / 51°13'59"N

Longitude: -1.6709 / 1°40'15"W

OS Eastings: 423071

OS Northings: 148279

OS Grid: SU230482

Mapcode National: GBR 60S.QC5

Mapcode Global: VHC2P.080F

Plus Code: 9C3W68MH+7J

Entry Name: Barrack Block (Building 62), Jellalabad Barracks

Listing Date: 29 May 1990

Last Amended: 15 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472919

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 62), 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 to 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 floors. 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 barrack design.

Listing NGR: SU2369947574

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