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Magical!

The Barracks is a place we often take friends round to see. To me it's such an unexpected site... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Johnbenji1
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Now in private ownership

The history of Barrack Square is worthwhile looking at from a local history point of view. It has... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2016
Lewis K
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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A well maintained old Army Barracks located in Macclesfield town. Built in 1836 these buildings are listed and retain their original features down to the colour of the window frames. Classic car shows are hosted here along with an annual Christmas party for local residents.
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20 Jan 2017
“Magical!”
28 Feb 2016
“Now in private ownership”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Macclesfield SK11 8HF, England
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The Barracks is a place we often take friends round to see. To me it's such an unexpected site giving its location around suberbian properties. As you enter through I get that sort of "Hogwarks" feeling. The reverence of the place hits you in the...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

The history of Barrack Square is worthwhile looking at from a local history point of view. It has now been converted to housing but the main features of the old barracks are still evident. We took some friends today who have lived in Macclesfield all...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2015

It should really be called an ex barracks square, it has been converted to housing many years ago. AS lot of the original features are still in place but where the barrack drill square was it needs tarmac putting down. Love the place though.

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Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

A quiet tucked away historical listed army barracks in Macclesfield. Well worth a look if you are into old buildings and the history behind an early 1800's army barracks

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tanya b
4 February 2017|
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Response from Johnbenji1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delay. It's off Park Lane. A little difficult to find as the entrance is down a small street. But if you think it's just one jump from Park Lane away from the town end.
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