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Cook House to Rear of Block Ef, Horseshoe Barracks

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

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Latitude: 51.5297 / 51°31'46"N

Longitude: 0.7904 / 0°47'25"E

OS Eastings: 593645

OS Northings: 184891

OS Grid: TQ936848

Mapcode National: GBR RR4.2MZ

Mapcode Global: VHKHN.NT66

Plus Code: 9F32GQHR+V4

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

Listing Date: 8 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469553

Location: Shoeburyness, 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

(East side)
Shoebury Garrison
Cookhouse to rear of block
EF, 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 rooms. Included as a very rare example of its type and an important functional part of the barracks, itself a unique example of military planning.

Listing NGR: TQ9364584891

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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