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Former Riding School, Marabout Barracks, Dorchester

Description: Former Riding School, Marabout Barracks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104429

OS Grid Reference: SY6855690888
OS Grid Coordinates: 368556, 90888
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7168, -2.4467

Location: Poundbury Road, 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 Riding School,
Marabout barracks
SY 6890 7/9
1799. Rectangular building, front of red brick, back of stone rubble with red
brick quoins and facings. Both back and front have recessed arcaded treatment
of 5 bays. Flat plastered imposts carried round building as string. Large
round headed and semi-circular windows set in bays of arcading. Hipped slate
roof. Basement (which was formerly the ammunition store) has battered outside

Listing NGR: SY6855690888

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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