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North West Block of Former Infantry Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7155 / 50°42'55"N

Longitude: -2.4456 / 2°26'44"W

OS Eastings: 368638

OS Northings: 90743

OS Grid: SY686907

Mapcode National: GBR PY.5KN5

Mapcode Global: FRA 57R6.519

Entry Name: North West Block of Former Infantry Barracks

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104214

Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 6890,

BRIDPORT ROAD (North side),
North west block of former Infantry Barracks.


1876-1877. Architect possibly Major A C Seddon, head of War Office design branch
at this date. Rock-faced Portland. Ashlar dressings. 3-storey gatehouse
connected by 1-storey wings to 2-storey end pavilions. Bands. Crenellated
parapet to gatehouse. Pitched slate roofs, hipped to pavilions. Gatehouse
has 3-centred archway flanked by round-headed lancets: 1st floor has four round-arched
sashes with glazing bars, centre two in round-headed relieving arch: 2nd floor
has three round-arched sashes with glazing bars. Wings have six round-arched sashes
with glazing bars each. End pavilions have three ranges each. All windows linked
by hoodmoulds.

Listing NGR: SY6863890743

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