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Fulton's Gun Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Pirbright, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3114 / 51°18'41"N

Longitude: -0.6551 / 0°39'18"W

OS Eastings: 493834

OS Northings: 157784

OS Grid: SU938577

Mapcode National: GBR FBG.P67

Mapcode Global: VHFV6.L9JH

Entry Name: Fulton's Gun Shop

Listing Date: 27 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288242

Location: Pirbright, Guildford, Surrey, GU24

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Civil Parish: Pirbright

Built-Up Area: Pirbright Camp

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Pirbright

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 95 NW PIRBRIGHT MARJORIE FOSTER'S ROAD
BISLEY CAMP

SP/633 Fulton's Gun Shop

II

Gun shop, offices and club rooms, originally a headquarters building. c1880.
Quadrangular one storey building built of bolted timber panels with a hipped
corrugated iron roof projecting over a verandah supported on square wooden piers.
Cast iron curved capitals to piers after the South Indian style adapted for the
requirements of the Raj. 12 triple casement windows to front. 4 panelled doors.
Courtyard has several blocked casement windows. Roof of king post construction.
Included for historical interest as the original Headquarters building for the
Queen's Competition, the premier rifle competition in the world. This building was
erected every year on Wimbledon Common in July especially for the competition and
dismantled soon afterwards until the following year. c1890 it was moved to Bisley
and is the oldest unaltered building associated with the Queen's Competition which
was inaugurated in 1860. The exact date of first erection is not known.


Listing NGR: SU9383457784

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