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F and G the Terrace, Horseshoe Barracks

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

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Latitude: 51.5278 / 51°31'39"N

Longitude: 0.7902 / 0°47'24"E

OS Eastings: 593641

OS Northings: 184673

OS Grid: TQ936846

Mapcode National: GBR RR4.2MK

Mapcode Global: VHKHN.NV3P

Entry Name: F and G the Terrace, Horseshoe Barracks

Listing Date: 28 April 1986

Last Amended: 17 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122962

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

(north side), Shoebury Garrison

5/727 F and G The Terrace, Horseshoe Barracks

Pair of semi-detached officers' houses at British School of Gunnery. 1861-2. Yellow stock brick with rubbed brick heads, brick central ridge and end gable stacks, and slate roof. Double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: each 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. Symmetrical front has coped gables with kneelers set forward one bay from the ends, first-floor brick string and cill courses, and moulded brick eaves cornice. End entrance bays set back have segmental-arched doorways with plate-glass overlights and 4-panel doors; segmental-arched 2/2-pane sashes, with keys on the ground floor, mid C20 casements to the inner ground-floor windows of G house, and two pairs of gabled dormers with plate-glass sashes connected by a parapet; gables have canted, parapeted bays and first-floor tripartite windows with plate-glass sashes, and flat-headed attic 2/2-pane sashes. Returns have gables to the rear, and a gabled dormer toward the front. Rear has single-storey service blocks. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: the RA School opened in 1859. Contains architectural distinctions reflecting the rank of the occupant. (PSA Drawings Collection, NMR, Swindon: RA Barracks and Old Ranges: 1860-: CTR 357-358; Glennie D: Gunners Town: History of Shoeburyness: Civic Publications: 1948-).

Listing NGR: TQ9364184673

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