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Barrack Block at North West Corner of Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Manby, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.3629 / 53°21'46"N

Longitude: 0.093 / 0°5'34"E

OS Eastings: 539372

OS Northings: 387153

OS Grid: TF393871

Mapcode National: GBR YY2K.X6

Mapcode Global: WHJKZ.DQHT

Plus Code: 9F52937V+55

Entry Name: Barrack Block at North West Corner of Square

Listing Date: 11 October 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 500372

ID on this website: 101392625

Location: Manby, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN11

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Manby

Built-Up Area: Manby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Manby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Barrack block at NW corner of square


Barrack block. 1936-7. A Bulloch, architectural advisor to the Air Ministry's Directorate or Works and Buildings (drawing no. 3690/35). Cavity brick construction, interlocking tile roof covering to hipped roof, brick stacks.

PLAN: central entrance hall and staircase flanked by dormitory rooms.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. All windows are wood sashes, set to flush boxes with brick voussoir heads and concrete sills. 7-window S front with first-floor 15-pane sashes and 12-pane ground-floor sashes, projecting central bay; latter has hipped parapetted roof and single lights flanking panelled door with radial fanlight set in semi-circular header arch set on imposts; channelled rustication to door surround. 2-window returns and similar 9-window rear elevation with segmental arches to 3 central openings (2 windows and one door).

INTERIOR: not inspected.

HISTORY: This is a distinctive design of 1935 by the Air Ministry architect, A Bulloch, prominently sited at the NW corner of the parade ground. Detailing is restrained throughout, but massing, spacing and proportions are carefully considered, in the neo-Georgian style favoured at this period, and influenced by the impact of the Royal Fine Arts Commission, especially though the architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens. Manby ranks with Hullavington in Wiltshire - another Scheme A station - as the most complete and architecturally unified of the post-1934 stations of the so-called Expansion Period of the RAF. For further details see description for Tedder Hall (qv).

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