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Former Drill Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow Hill, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5844 / 51°35'3"N

Longitude: -2.9912 / 2°59'28"W

OS Eastings: 331423

OS Northings: 187744

OS Grid: ST314877

Mapcode National: GBR J6.CD9Y

Mapcode Global: VH7BD.3FKS

Entry Name: Former Drill Hall

Listing Date: 26 January 1999

Last Amended: 31 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21290

Building Class: Civil

Location: Between Caroline Street and Cross Lane.

County: Newport

Community: Stow Hill

Community: Stow Hill

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Late C19. Formerly drill hall, replacing earlier drill hall on site.

Exterior

Castellated drill hall. Three storeys. Grey-brown rubble with bathstone dressings (painted), hipped slate roof. Central arch (now glazed) flanked by turrets which run up to flank dormer with shaped gable and mullioned window; oriel window at second floor level. To each side, on 3 storeys, 3-light mullion and transom window. Ends have semi-circular castellated turrets; small windows which step upwards in L (stair) turret. Return to Caroline Street has 2 tall windows to front block; rear block of 2 windows with hipped slate roof. Similar return to Cross Lane, but front block has windows at 2 levels.

Reasons for Listing

Striking castellated building in conservation area.

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