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Barracks, Richmond upon Thames

Description: Barracks

Grade: I
Date Listed: 2 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 205388

OS Grid Reference: TQ1553668575
OS Grid Coordinates: 515536, 168575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4044, -0.3404

Location: Barge Walk, Richmond, Greater London KT8 9BS

Locality: Richmond upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: KT8 9BS

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Listing Text


TQ 1568 32/30 2.9.52


Now dwellings offices and stores. Built for William III 1689 to replace earlier foot
barracks constructed under Charles II. West end horse-guards, east end foot-guards,
originally separate buildings linked by 3-bay Sutlery 1700, brown brick, red dressings,
pantile roofs. Footguards 27 windows wide, 2 storeys. Upper windows square headed,
lower segmental. Timber mullion and transom. Casements. Brick band between storeys.
Moulded timber eaves. Horseguards of 17 bays; 2 storeys but slightly taller. Similar
materials, windows and eaves, though windows partly blind for stabling. Tall chimneys
to back wall of both parts.
RCHM "Middlesex" p.46.

Listing NGR: TQ1553668575

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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