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Cook House to Rear of Block LM, Horseshoe Barracks

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

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Latitude: 51.5291 / 51°31'44"N

Longitude: 0.7925 / 0°47'33"E

OS Eastings: 593798

OS Northings: 184827

OS Grid: TQ937848

Mapcode National: GBR RR4.35Y

Mapcode Global: VHKHN.PTBP

Plus Code: 9F32GQHV+J2

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

Listing Date: 8 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469554

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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Shoebury Garrison
Cookhouse to rear of block LM,
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 barracks, 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: TQ9379884827

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