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The Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3393 / 51°20'21"N

Longitude: -3.1084 / 3°6'30"W

OS Eastings: 322886

OS Northings: 160606

OS Grid: ST228606

Mapcode National: GBR J1.VSZ7

Mapcode Global: VH7CH.2LKN

Entry Name: The Barracks

Listing Date: 19 May 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33236

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS21

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

STEEPHOLM ISLAND
1.
5121
The Barracks
ST 36 SW 1/77
II GV
2.
Dated 1867. Limestone rubble with dressed quoins, slate roof. Two blocks with
brick infill between. The larger (western) block is long single storey range with 6
windows, 3 doors, all segmental headed and with granite keystone except westernmost
door with has fanlight and dates (1867, with VR under) carved on keystone. Most
windows partly blocked others modern glazing. End stacks with cornices and string
courses, raised verges with kneelers. Original glazing bar sashes at rear. Interior:
plain long open room, originally sub-divided at east end where stone flag floor
survives. Two finely rubbed thin brick round headed fireplaces. Attached to main
building is shorter (eastern) block; single storey, 2 windows, central door, same
features as longer block. Included for military history reasons. Part of the fort-
group.


Listing NGR: ST2288660606

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