Keys to the Past

West barrack and perimeter wall, Berwick Barracks (Berwick upon Tweed)

The west barrack and perimeter wall of Berwick Barracks were built between 1719 and 1721, probably by Nicholas Hawksmoor, for the board of Ordnance. They are part of the earliest planned barrack complex in England and pre-date most others in England by 80 years. This is a Grade I Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N4216
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed

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