Band of The Scots Guards leaves Victoria Barracks - geograph.org.uk - 1512212.jpg|
Band of The Scots Guards leaves Victoria Barracks
|Ministry of Defence|
|Occupants||1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards|
History[edit | edit source]
The barracks were built in 1853 and were enlarged in 1911. They remain the place from where troops set off to change the guard at Windsor Castle. The Coldstream Guards, who have been based at the barracks since 2011, will remain there until 2019 enabling them to build strong links with the town.
References[edit | edit source]
- "A brief history of Windsor". http://www.localhistories.org/windsor.html. Retrieved 31 March 2014.
- "The royal borough of Windsor: Introduction, A History of the County of Berkshire: Volume 3". 1923. pp. 1–5.. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43177. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
- "Changing the Guard at Windsor Castle". http://www.changing-the-guard.com/windsor-castle-guard-change.html. Retrieved 31 March 2014.
- "Coldstream Guards to be based in Windsor for another six years". Windsor Observer. 30 April 2013. http://www.windsorobserver.co.uk/news/13446230.Coldstream_Guards_to_be_based_in_Windsor_for_another_six_years/. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
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