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Latitude: 52.2303 / 52°13'49"N
Longitude: -1.0899 / 1°5'23"W
OS Eastings: 462252
OS Northings: 259510
OS Grid: SP622595
Mapcode National: GBR 9TW.18H
Mapcode Global: VHCVM.264L
Plus Code: 9C4W6WJ6+42
Entry Name: Former Weedon Barracks, Outer Walls to Magazine Enclosure
Listing Date: 6 August 1982
Last Amended: 29 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1342983
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360833
Location: Weedon Bec, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7
County: West Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Weedon Bec
Built-Up Area: Weedon Bec
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Weedon Bec St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
Tagged with: Architectural structure
1732/16/187 BRIDGE STREET
06-AUG-82 LOWER WEEDON
FORMER WEEDON BARRACKS, OUTER WALLS TO
(Formerly listed as:
MAGAZINE ENCLOSURE WALLS)
Walls. 1807-11. Red brick in Flemish with intermediate piers and moulded stone coping. Entrances at north end, facing east and west, inserted when rail siding brought into Magazine Compound after 1899. Bastion-like projections originally stood at each corner of the Compound. Lean-to structures, from which portcullis gates could be operated, at east and west ends of enclosure, lit by 3 segmental-headed openings and accessed by round-headed doorway and external brick steps to stone-coped balustrade. The portcullis gates to the east rise in a sandstone slot against the perimeter wall, the winding drum being set between pulleys on either side of its supporting trussed timber trestle. The structure at the west end has been modified by the infilling of the entrance and partial collapse.
Part of a unique planned military-industrial complex, complete with its own defensible transport system and surrounding walls. For full details of the site see description of Storehouse No 2.
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