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HER Number:MDV87788
Name:Higher Barracks, Howell Road, Exeter

Summary

The Quadrangle (formerly the Higher Barracks) consists of a principal building, the North Range, flanked by two lower buildings, the East and West Range. The North Range was destroyed by fire and rebuilt in 1867.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 921 935
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaExeter UAD
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
DistrictExeter

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARRACKS (XVIII to XIX - 1792 AD to 1867 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

Map object based on this source.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object based on this source.


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

Higher Barracks. 1792 and 1867. Red brick with slate roofs. Two storeys, sash windows with glazing bars, some arched. North Range. Hipped slate roof with central cupola with clock and weathervane. East and West ranges. First floor iron verandahs.


Clark, J., 2015, New addition to the Devon Gazetteer :The Quadrangle, Horseguards (formerly the Higher Barracks), Howell Road, Exeter (Correspondence). SDV358071.

The Quadrangle, Horseguards (formerly the Higher Barracks), Howell Road, Exeter, has been added to the Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest.
The Quadrangle consists of three red brick buildings with slate roofs; a principal building, the North Range, built as accommodation for the Officers, flanked by two lower buildings, the East and West Range, built as stables, with lodging for the privates above. The North Range was destroyed by fire and rebuilt in 1867. The North Range has a hipped slate roof with a central cupola with clock and weathervane. The East Range has an overhanging iron verandah on the first floor.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV358071Correspondence: Clark, J.. 2015. New addition to the Devon Gazetteer :The Quadrangle, Horseguards (formerly the Higher Barracks), Howell Road, Exeter. Email. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV42905Part of: Exeter, Higher Barracks (Building)
MDV111108Related to: The Quadrangle, Howell Road, Exeter (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 2 2015 2:40PM