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The Barracks Workshops

A Grade II Listed Building in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C5V2Q5G+XJ

Entry Name: The Barracks Workshops

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Last Amended: 4 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385905

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5

County: Staffordshire

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

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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
brigade headquarters.
(Newcastle Under Lyme 1173-1973: N.Staffs Polytechnic: 1973-).

Listing NGR: SJ8510645869

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