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The barracks were built in 1853<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.localhistories.org/windsor.html|title=A brief history of Windsor|accessdate=31 March 2014}}</ref> and were enlarged in 1911.<ref>{{cite web|title=The royal borough of Windsor: Introduction, A History of the County of Berkshire: Volume 3 |year=1923|page= 1-5. |url= http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43177 |accessdate= 1 April 2014}}</ref> They remain the place from where troops set off to change the guard at [[Windsor Castle]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.changing-the-guard.com/windsor-castle-guard-change.html|title=Changing the Guard at Windsor Castle|accessdate=31 March 2014}}</ref> 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.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.windsorobserver.co.uk/news/13446230.Coldstream_Guards_to_be_based_in_Windsor_for_another_six_years/|title=Coldstream Guards to be based in Windsor for another six years|date=30 April 2013|publisher=Windsor Observer|accessdate=7 December 2015}}</ref>
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The barracks were built in 1853<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.localhistories.org/windsor.html|title=A brief history of Windsor|accessdate=31 March 2014}}</ref> and were enlarged in 1911.<ref>{{cite web|title=The royal borough of Windsor: Introduction, A History of the County of Berkshire: Volume 3 |year=1923|pages= 1–5. |url= http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43177 |accessdate= 1 April 2014}}</ref> They remain the place from where troops set off to change the guard at [[Windsor Castle]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.changing-the-guard.com/windsor-castle-guard-change.html|title=Changing the Guard at Windsor Castle|accessdate=31 March 2014}}</ref> 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.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.windsorobserver.co.uk/news/13446230.Coldstream_Guards_to_be_based_in_Windsor_for_another_six_years/|title=Coldstream Guards to be based in Windsor for another six years|date=30 April 2013|publisher=Windsor Observer|accessdate=7 December 2015}}</ref>
   
 
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Victoria Barracks
Windsor, Berkshire
Band of The Scots Guards leaves Victoria Barracks - geograph.org.uk - 1512212.jpg
Band of The Scots Guards leaves Victoria Barracks
Type Barracks
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Current
owner
Ministry of Defence
Occupants 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards

Victoria Barracks is a British Army barracks located 0.25 miles (0.40 km) south of Windsor Castle.

History[]

The barracks were built in 1853[1] and were enlarged in 1911.[2] They remain the place from where troops set off to change the guard at Windsor Castle.[3] 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.[4]

References[]

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