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Former Married Quarters, Marabout Barracks, Dorchester

Description: Former Married Quarters, Marabout Barracks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104428

OS Grid Reference: SY6859890985
OS Grid Coordinates: 368598, 90985
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7176, -2.4462

Location: 1 Miller's Close, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1SL

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

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Listing Text

(North West Side)
Former Married Quarters,
Marabout Barracks.
SY 6890 7/272
1794. Architects: J Johnson and J Sanders. Chequer brick. Hipped slate roof.
Brick stacks. Rubber voussoirs. 2 storeys. Parapet. Plain stone band above
each floor. 11 ranges of sashes with glazing bars. Central 5 break forward
slightly. Double doors with semi-circular fanlight.
The Marabout Barracks were built for the Dorset Volunteer Rangers, later the
Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry, and were later used by the Royal Horse Artillery.
They were always a cavalry barracks.

Listing NGR: SY6859890985

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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