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Latitude: 52.9188 / 52°55'7"N
Longitude: -1.4998 / 1°29'59"W
OS Eastings: 433731
OS Northings: 335822
OS Grid: SK337358
Mapcode National: GBR PDH.C1
Mapcode Global: WHCFN.YW0S
Entry Name: Former Derbyshire Rifle Volunteers' Barracks
Listing Date: 24 September 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1376569
English Heritage Legacy ID: 470573
Location: Derby, DE22
County: City of Derby
Unitary Authority Ward: Abbey
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Derby St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 33 NW DERBY UTTOXETER OLD ROAD
(North West, off)
Former Derbyshire Rifle
Derbyshire Rifle Volunteer Barracks, now store, houses, public toilets and tennis club. 1859 with minor late C20 alteration. Designed by Edwin Thompson of Derby. Red brick with ashlar dressings and shallow hipped slate roofs with brick stacks. Perimeter wall 3 metres high of red brick with blue brick plinth and ashlar coping has diagonally set buttresses at regular intervals and main gateway to east with 2 square gate piers with pyramidal ashlar caps and iron over-throw. Single storey guard houses either side of gateway now converted to public toilets with alternating plank doors with overlights and glazing bar sash windows. Side wall to south-east. Side wall to south-west has original rifle range under continuous lean-to along its whole length supported on cast iron columns. Southern section glazed in to form tennis pavilion.
North-west side has main barracks building, now store. 2 storey, 7 window, symmetrical facade with central doorways to both floors under segmental brick arches with double iron doors, upper doorway has balustrade. Either side 3 glazing bar iron windows on both floors. North-east side has former officer's accommodation. 2 storey block with 4 window centre and projecting single window side wings. 2 central glazing bar sashes flanked by single 4 panel doors and single blocked doors with further single glazing bar sashes beyond. Above 4 similar though smaller glazing bar sashes. Projecting wings have single similar sashes below and smaller sashes above. Sides have single central doors with single side sash and smaller central sash above. Former privies and wash houses to rear.
This is a very rare and well preserved example of a local volunteer barracks.
Listing NGR: SK3373135822
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