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Gateway, Offices and Guard House, with Walled Exercise Yard, Horseshoe Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Southend-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5286 / 51°31'43"N

Longitude: 0.7909 / 0°47'27"E

OS Eastings: 593684

OS Northings: 184772

OS Grid: TQ936847

Mapcode National: GBR RR4.2RN

Mapcode Global: VHKHN.NVG0

Entry Name: Gateway, Offices and Guard House, with Walled Exercise Yard, Horseshoe Barracks

Listing Date: 23 August 1974

Last Amended: 17 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122922

Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS3

County: Southend-on-Sea

Electoral Ward/Division: Shoeburyness

Built-Up Area: Southend-on-Sea

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: South Shoebury St Andrew with St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

In the entry for SHOEBURY GARRISON
Clock Tower
5/85

The address shall be amended to read: CHAPEL ROAD
(north-east side)
SHOEBURYNESS
Gatehouse/Clock, Tower
flanking buildings and
wall of former exercise
yard at Shoebury Garrison

The description should be amended to read:

Gatehouse with clock tower, former regimental offices, and guard room. 1856. Stock
brick laid partly in rusticated bands with hipped slate roof to left (south east)
part and flat roof to right (north west) part. 3-arched gateway with clock tower
and lantern flanked by single storey ranges. Tall central round headed arch with
rusticated brick voussoirs breaks forward from smaller flanking arches also with
rusticated voussoirs. Centre part has brick cornice below 4-faced clock tower with
recessed corner pilasters and surmounted by a lantern with modillion cornice and
pyramidal slate roof. Monumental arch is flanked by 3-bay arcades fronting the
sing1e storey ranges which have glazing bar sash windows. Interior of the guard room
(right part) retains corridor with 3 small unlit cells and 2 groups of 5 larger cells,
some with wooden beds. End door leads to walled exercise yard.

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SHOEBURY GARRISON
1.
5219
Clock Tower
TQ 98 SW 5/85
II
2.
A monumental arched gateway surmounted by a clock tower and arched cupola. Built
in 1856, in yellow brick. It comprises a central tall semi-circular archway with
rusticated brick voussoirs which breaks forward from smaller flanking arches also
with rusticated voussoirs. The centre part has a brick cornice with blocking courses
and is surmounted by a square clock tower with an open arched cupola above, with a
pyramid slate roof with shaped eaves brackets. The archways are flanked by single
storeyed buildings in similar style. The brickwork is laid with recessed horizontal
courses simulating ashlar.


Listing NGR: TQ9368484772

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