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Former Hospital (Building 41), Hounslow Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow West, Hounslow

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Latitude: 51.4694 / 51°28'10"N

Longitude: -0.387 / 0°23'13"W

OS Eastings: 512134

OS Northings: 175731

OS Grid: TQ121757

Mapcode National: GBR 4N.344

Mapcode Global: VHFTL.7BSC

Plus Code: 9C3XFJ97+Q6

Entry Name: Former Hospital (Building 41), Hounslow Barracks

Listing Date: 8 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469598

Location: Hounslow, London, TW4

County: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Hounslow West

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul and The Good Shepherd, Hounslow

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 1175 NE BEAVERS LANE, Hounslow (North side)
Former Hospital (Building 41), Hounslow Barracks


Barracks hospital, later sergeant's mess, now housing. c1793, by J Johnson, architect for the Barrack Department; altered 1920-1950. Yellow stock brick with hipped slate roof. Single-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 5-window range. Symmetrical front has a mid-C20 doorway and door, with inserted windows to the left; remaining windows have segmental-arched heads to 8/8-pane horned sashes. On the left-hand side is a single-storey lean-to. INTERIOR: rebuilt c1930.
HISTORY: the original barracks hospital, though much altered internally. Hounslow is the only surviving barracks of the first national barrack building campaign in England, authorised by Pitt for internal policing of major cities. The hospital is part of the original plan of the barracks, and one of only three barracks hospitals of this period, with those at Higher barracks, Exeter, and Poundbury barracks, Dorchester. Included for historic interest.
James Col J: Plans of the Barracks of England: London District: London: 1861-).

Listing NGR: TQ1213475731

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