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Fulton's Gun Shop, Pirbright

Description: Fulton's Gun Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 288242

OS Grid Reference: SU9383457784
OS Grid Coordinates: 493834, 157784
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3114, -0.6551

Location: Kings Avenue, Pirbright, Surrey GU24 0PB

Locality: Pirbright
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU24 0PB

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Listing Text


SP/633 Fulton's Gun Shop


Gun shop, offices and club rooms, originally a headquarters building. c1880.
Quadrangular one storey building built of bolted timber panels with a hipped
corrugated iron roof projecting over a verandah supported on square wooden piers.
Cast iron curved capitals to piers after the South Indian style adapted for the
requirements of the Raj. 12 triple casement windows to front. 4 panelled doors.
Courtyard has several blocked casement windows. Roof of king post construction.
Included for historical interest as the original Headquarters building for the
Queen's Competition, the premier rifle competition in the world. This building was
erected every year on Wimbledon Common in July especially for the competition and
dismantled soon afterwards until the following year. c1890 it was moved to Bisley
and is the oldest unaltered building associated with the Queen's Competition which
was inaugurated in 1860. The exact date of first erection is not known.

Listing NGR: SU9383457784

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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