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North West Block of Former Infantry Barracks, Dorchester

Description: North West Block of Former Infantry Barracks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104214

OS Grid Reference: SY6863890743
OS Grid Coordinates: 368638, 90743
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7155, -2.4456

Location: 2 Poundbury Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XT

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 1XT

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Listing Text

(North side)
North west block of
former Infantry Barracks.
SY 6890 7/281
1876-7. Architect possibly Major A C Seddon, head of War Offic design branch
at this date. Rock-faced Portland. Ashlar dressings. 3 storey gatehouse
connected by 1 storey wings to 2 storey end pavilions. Bands. Crenellated
parapet to gate- house. Pitched slate roofs, hipped to pavilions. Gatehouse
has 3 centred archway flanked by round-headed lancets: 1st floor has 4 round-arched
sashes with glazing bars, centre 2 in round-headed relieving arch: 2nd floor
has 3 round-arched sashes with glazing bars. Wings have 6 round-arched sashes
with glazing bars each. End pavilions have 3 ranges each. All windows linked
by hoodmoulds.

Listing NGR: SY6863890743

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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