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Description: The Barracks
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 241036
OS Grid Reference: SK6487682091
OS Grid Coordinates: 464876, 382091
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3318, -1.0273
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SK 68 SW BABWORTH OLD BLYTH ROAD
(east side )
5/8 The Barracks
House, formly 6 cottages, c.1830. Red brick and ashlar with a
tiled roof and stone coped gables with kneelers. Single tall
Tudor style double stack to the left gable, single rendered ridge
stack and single gable stack to the cross wing. 2 storeys, 3
bays, each surmounted by a gable, the central one being smaller,
plus the gable end of the cross wing. The outer window bays
slightly project. Central single storey gabled brick porch
corbelled out near the top with ashlar at this point, with ashlar
coped gable and kneelers and ashlar entrance arch with 2 feature
voussoirs. The inner doorway is arched with a C20 glazed door
and overlight. Flanked by single 3-light glazing bar casements
with wooden mullions and ashlar surrounds. Above are 3 similar
casements and surrounds, the central one however has only 2
lights. In the apex of each of the outer gables is a single
decorative arrow loop, in the centre gable is a decorative blank
ashlar shield. The gable stack, which slightly projects at the
top, has a similar ashlar shield. The south front of the cross
wing corresponds to the main front, however all the windows have
2 lights with glazing bars, all gables are decorated with a
single arrow loops and the inner porch doorway is not arched.
The other fronts have C19 and C20 extensions and alterations.
Listing NGR: SK6487682091
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Source: English Heritage
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