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Cook House to Rear of Block Cd, Horseshoe Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5293 / 51°31'45"N

Longitude: 0.7899 / 0°47'23"E

OS Eastings: 593618

OS Northings: 184839

OS Grid: TQ936848

Mapcode National: GBR RR4.2JV

Mapcode Global: VHKHN.MTZK

Entry Name: Cook House to Rear of Block Cd, Horseshoe Barracks

Listing Date: 8 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469552

Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS3

County: Southend-on-Sea

Electoral Ward/Division: Shoeburyness

Built-Up Area: Southend-on-Sea

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: South Shoebury St Andrew with St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TQ 98 SW SOUTHEND ON SEA CHAPEL ROAD
(East side)
Shoebury Garrison
840-0/5/10040
Cookhouse to rear of block CD, Horseshoe Barracks

GV II


Cook house to barracks, British School of Gunnery .1859. Yellow stock brick with slate hipped roof. Square single room plan.
EXTERIOR: small ancillary unit to rear of barrack block has 6/6-pane sashes each end and an entrance facing the barrack, with a raised ridge with side louvres. INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY : separate cook houses were an innovation at barracks, where food was usually prepared in the mens' rooms. Included as a very rare example of an important functional part of the barracks, itself a unique example of military planning.


Listing NGR: TQ9361884839

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