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Carriage / Wagon Shed, Horseshoe Barracks, Southend-on-Sea

Description: Carriage / Wagon Shed, Horseshoe Barracks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 122964

OS Grid Reference: TQ9364984368
OS Grid Coordinates: 593649, 184368
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5250, 0.7901

Location: Warrior Square Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2JN

Locality: Southend-on-Sea
County: Southend-on-Sea
Country: England
Postcode: SS1 2JN

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Listing Text

(north west side), Shoebury Garrison

5/97 Carriage/Wagon Shed, Horseshoe Barracks

Vehicle shed at British School of Gunnery, now workshops an stores. c1860s. Cast-iron frame with wrought-iron trusses and corrugated iron roof, and mid C20 rendered infill. Iron frame has I-section beams bolted together, with cast brackets supporting the gutter, and curved ends with sunken panels to round posts, on sandstone plinths at the S end where the ground falls. INTERIOR: has wrought-iron trusses with round ties and angle iron struts. HISTORY: the School of the RA opened in 1859. Included as an example of a prefabricated store, forming part of a complete mid C19 barracks. (Glennie D: Gunners Town: History of Shoeburyness: Civic Publications: 1948-).

Listing NGR: TQ9364984368

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Source: English Heritage

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