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Wall, Gates and Lodges to Former Royal Marines School of Music, East Barracks, Walmer

Description: Wall, Gates and Lodges to Former Royal Marines School of Music, East Barracks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 February 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 177264

OS Grid Reference: TR3771551989
OS Grid Coordinates: 637715, 151989
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2176, 1.4026

Location: A258, Dover, Kent CT14 7ET

Locality: Walmer
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT14 7ET

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Listing Text

(west side), Lower Walmer
Wall, gates & lodges to
former Royal Marines School
of Music, East Barracks
(Formerly Listed as:
(west side)
Wall and gates to the Royal
Marines School of Music)


Pair of entrance lodges, gates and perimeter walls. c1813 by Edward Holl, architect for the Navy Board. Yellow stock bricks with rubbed brick heads and hipped slate roofs, stone dressings and iron gates. Rectangular single-depth plan lodges face each other across the inner side of gateway. Lodges each a single storey; 5-window range; rubbed brick flat arches to 6/6-pane sashes, and end doorways with flush 4-panel doors. Gateway has openwork iron piers decorated with anchors and telescopes, swept gates and wickets either side within short lengths of railing, with spear finials; plain brick piers and coped wall with interval piers. Subsidiary features: W alls extend for approximately 200 metres either side of the gateway parallel with the front of the Royal School of Music. Encloses the forecourt to the Royal School of Music (qv), formerly a naval hospital.

Listing NGR: TR3677351934

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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