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Brock Barracks
Reading, England
Brock Barracks - geograph.org.uk - 1048639.jpg
Brock Barracks Keep
Type Headquarters building
Coordinates Latitude: 51.458328
Longitude: -1.003309
Built 1881 (1881)
Garrison 7th Battalion The Rifles

Brock Barracks is a British Army barracks in the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. Located on Oxford Road in the district of West Reading. The majority of the buildings and structures within Brock Barracks are Grade II listed.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

History[]

The barracks were built in 1881 for the Royal Berkshire Regiment.[7] They were named in honour of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock (1769–1812).[8] In 2005 the Territorial Army unit 7th Battalion The Rifles began to use Brock Barracks as their headquarters.[9]

References[]

  1. "Keep and Attached Walls and Gateway, Brock Barracks, Reading". British Listed Buildings. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-39102-keep-and-attached-walls-and-gateway-brock. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  2. "Anson Barrack, Brock Barracks, Reading". British Listed Buildings. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-469556-anson-barrack-brock-barracks-reading. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  3. "Tofrek Barrack, Brock Barracks, Reading". British Listed Buildings. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-469561-tofrek-barrack-brock-barracks-reading. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  4. "Former Hospital, Brock Barracks, Reading". British Listed Buildings. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-469557-former-hospital-brock-barracks-reading. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  5. "Officers Quarters and Mess, Brock Barracks, Reading". British Listed Buildings. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-469560-officers-quarters-and-mess-brock-barrack. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  6. "Former Sergeants Quarters, Brock Barracks". British Listed Buildings. http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-469559-former-sergeants-quarters-brock-barracks. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  7. Phillips, Daphne (1980). The Story of Reading. Countryside Books. p. 135. ISBN 0-905392-07-8. 
  8. "Notes and Queries". Oxford University Press. 1936. pp. 1011. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=aMQCAAAAMAAJ. Retrieved 25 October 2011. 
  9. "Brock Barracks Reading". 2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment. http://www.2ndroyalberkshire.co.uk/pic_brock.htm. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 

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