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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1375588
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469552
Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS3
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
TQ 98 SW SOUTHEND ON SEA CHAPEL ROAD
Cookhouse to rear of block CD, Horseshoe Barracks
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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