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Former Guardroom to Royal Pavilion

A Grade II Listed Building in Rushmoor, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2501 / 51°15'0"N

Longitude: -0.7798 / 0°46'47"W

OS Eastings: 485259

OS Northings: 150813

OS Grid: SU852508

Mapcode National: GBR D9R.FPT

Mapcode Global: VHDXW.FVM1

Entry Name: Former Guardroom to Royal Pavilion

Listing Date: 20 August 1979

Last Amended: 4 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 137844

Location: Rushmoor, Hampshire, GU11

County: Hampshire

District: Rushmoor

Town: Rushmoor

Electoral Ward/Division: Rowhill

Built-Up Area: Aldershot

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Aldershot St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 85 SE

(North West side)
Former Guardroom to
Royal Pavilion


Also known as: The Lodge FARNBOROUGH.
Guardroom, disused. c1855. Timber frame clad in weatherboard, brick ridge stack and hipped roof now felted. Rectangular 3-room plan. EXTERIOR: Single storey; 3-bay range. Right of centre doorway with 4-panel door and windows each side with margin pane sashes; central window in right-hand return, central doorway and 4-panel door to left-hand return. Roof extends down to form a verandah on timber posts all round. INTERIOR: consists of 3 ceiled rooms, the left-hand two heated by a stove. HISTORY: the guardroom is associated with the Royal Pavilion, formerly to the west and now demolished, which was used for visits by Queen Victoria and Albert. The last surviving example of the sort of temporary building with which Aldershot Camp was first established and, with its Royal connection, of considerable historic Importance. (SAVE Britain's Heritage: Deserted Bastions, Historic Naval and Military Architecture: London: 1993-: 170; Childerhouse T: Military Aldershot, the fist fifty years: London:1990-).

Listing NGR: SU8494650853

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