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Barrack Block (Building 56), Jellalabad Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Tidworth, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2333 / 51°13'59"N

Longitude: -1.6727 / 1°40'21"W

OS Eastings: 422951

OS Northings: 148283

OS Grid: SU229482

Mapcode National: GBR 60S.PXP

Mapcode Global: VHC2N.Y8LD

Entry Name: Barrack Block (Building 56), Jellalabad Barracks

Listing Date: 29 May 1990

Last Amended: 15 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 140175

Location: Tidworth, Wiltshire, SP9

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tidworth

Built-Up Area: Tidworth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: TidworthHoly Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 24 NW

Barrack block (Building 56), Jellalabad Barracks


Formerly listed in the Borough of Test Valley, Hampshire.
Barrack block. c1905. Brick with rubbed brick dressings, brick ridge stacks and slate roof. Single-depth plan with 2 attached front towers containing NCO rooms and stores.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 7:7:7:7-window range. Symmetrical block with coped fire walls dividing 4 sections, each with central double doorway with boarded door, and segmental-arched paired 2/2-pane sashes with an overlight. Full length cast-iron 2-storey verandah has first-floor railings with diagonal bars. Pairs of sections have 2-storey square storage towers, connected by bridges to the first floor, above external dogleg stairs, and with 2 rear 6/6-pane sashes to each floors. Rear has 2 ablution blocks.

INTERIOR: Not inspected but noted as having entrances leading to through passages between barrack rooms.

HISTORY: Tidworth was built after the Army purchased Salisbury Plain for large-scale training manoeuvres. One of four identical double company blocks with six 12-man rooms, symmetrically arranged, and forming part of a battalion unit within Tidworth Barracks. Included as an example of an important type of standardised barracks design.

Listing NGR: SU2291848270

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