Victorian London - Directories - Dickens's Dictionary of London, by Charles Dickens, Jr., 1879 - "Barracks"

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Barracks. — Compared with any Continental capital, the permanent accommodation for troops in London is almost inappreciably smalL The following is a list of the various barracks:

CHELSEA, Chelsea-bridge-road (Infantry).— NEAREST Railway Stations, Sloane-square and Grosvenor - road ; Omnibus Route, Pimlico.road; Cab Rank, Sloane-square.

HYDE-PARK Knightsbridge (Cavalry). — NEAREST Railway Station, High-street, Kensington; Omnibus Route, Knightsbridge;  Cab Rank, Ennismore-gardens.

KENSINGTON, Church – street (Cavalry and Infantry) NEAREST Railway Stations High-street Kensington; Omnibus Route, Kensington-road; Cab Ranks, Edwardes.square and Albert Hall.

REGENT’S - PARK, Albany-street (Cavalry). — NEAREST Railway Station, Portland-road; Omnibus Route, Albany-street; Cab Rank,. Great Portland-street.

ST. GEORGE’s Trafalgar-square (Infantry and Recruiting). —NEAREST Railway Stations ,Charing-cross (Dist. and S. E.); Omnibus Routes, Trafalgar square, St. Martin’s-lane, and Strand; Cab Rank, Trafalgar-square (E. side).

ST. JOHN’S WOOD, Ordnance-road (Cavalry).—NEAREST Railway Station, Marlborough-road; Omnibus Route, Wellington-road: Cab Rank, Queens-road.

TOWER (Infantry, Artillery, and Royal Engineers).— NEAREST Railway Stations, Cannon street (S.E.)and Fenchurch.street; Omnibus Route, Fenchurch-street; Cab Rank, Great Tower-hill

WELLINGTON, Birdcage - walk (Infantry). —NEAREST Railway Station, St. James’s-park; 0mnibus Routes, Grosvenor-place and Victoria-street; Cab Rank, James. street and Buckingham-gate.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879