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The Canteen, Fulwood Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7781 / 53°46'41"N

Longitude: -2.6871 / 2°41'13"W

OS Eastings: 354816

OS Northings: 431530

OS Grid: SD548315

Mapcode National: GBR TCT.FW

Mapcode Global: WH85M.P9MG

Entry Name: The Canteen, Fulwood Barracks

Listing Date: 29 March 1982

Last Amended: 4 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244771

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472879

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR2

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Garrison

Built-Up Area: Fulwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Fulwood Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD53SW
1023/7/10014

FULWOOD
WATLING STREET ROAD (North side)
The Canteen, Fulwood Barracks

29.3.1982

GV
II
Canteen. 1843-48, by Major T Foster, for the Ordnance Board. Rock-faced sandstone ashlar with gable stacks and slate roof. Single-depth plan.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 6-window range. Coped gables, with central and right-hand entrances with steps up to C20 doors, and flat-headed windows with mid-late C20 joinery and glazing; a shallow full-height projection to the left-hand side. The right-hand return has 3 inserted ground-floor windows, and the rear has 6-window range, the ground-floor windows largely obscured by a mid C20 single-storey extension.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

HISTORY: the barrack was built in response to anxiety over Chartist agitation. Although the south-east range has been lost, the original plan of two parade squares within a defensible perimeter wall is substantially intact, making Fulwood the most complete example in England of the late C18 concept of barracks design.

Listing NGR: SD5481631529

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