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

A Grade II Listed Building in Walmer, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2176 / 51°13'3"N

Longitude: 1.4026 / 1°24'9"E

OS Eastings: 637715

OS Northings: 151989

OS Grid: TR377519

Mapcode National: GBR X1Y.MF8

Mapcode Global: VHMDG.8NCG

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

Listing Date: 8 February 1974

Last Amended: 29 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177264

Location: Walmer, Dover, Kent, CT14

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Walmer

Built-Up Area: Deal

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 35 SE DEAL THE STRAND
(west side), Lower Walmer
860/5/10015
Wall, gates & lodges to
former Royal Marines School
of Music, East Barracks
8.2.74
(Formerly Listed as:
THE STRAND, Walmer
(west side)
Wall and gates to the Royal
Marines School of Music)

GV II


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

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