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Latitude: 53.0099 / 53°0'35"N
Longitude: -2.2234 / 2°13'24"W
OS Eastings: 385106
OS Northings: 345869
OS Grid: SJ851458
Mapcode National: GBR M8H.9J
Mapcode Global: WHBCS.TLFW
Entry Name: The Barracks Workshops
Listing Date: 27 September 1972
Last Amended: 4 February 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1291465
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385905
Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5
Electoral Ward/Division: Town
Built-Up Area: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Newcastle-under-LymeStPaul
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME
SJ8545NW BARRACKS ROAD
644-1/11/1 (East side)
27/09/72 Former Militia Barracks
Former militia barracks now in use as craft workshops. 1855.
Red brick with stone dressings and plain tiled roof. A series
of 2-storeyed and single storeyed blocks arranged round a
quadrangle, with 3-storeyed towers at angles. Street range has
central projecting entrance with round arched doorway and
turret over, carried on stone corbels and with hipped roof.
This section is flanked by 3 bays with 3 and 1-light round
arched stone mullioned windows on each floor, and a corbelled
string course. Angle towers of 3 storeys and 2 bays. Series of
axial stacks. Overhanging eaves. On the inside of the
quadrangle, lower blocks link this principal range with the
return ranges, with main blocks of 5 bays. All these have a
series of doors at ground floor, and stone mullioned windows
flanking and above. The side blocks are linked by lower ranges
to the rear corner towers, and the rear range has a central
2-storeyed range of 3 bays with doorway flanked by small
windows. The building was built as the local militia and fire
(Newcastle Under Lyme 1173-1973: N.Staffs Polytechnic: 1973-).
Listing NGR: SJ8510645869
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