Virtual Tour - Military Detention Barracks - The Glasshouse

You've made it to the former site of the military detention barracks, known as The Glasshouse, between Redvers Buller Road and North Road in North Camp, and part of the Marlborough Lines area.

Read a potted history of The Glasshouse.

Where to now? Running nearby is the Wesleyan Soldier's home, Duke of Connaught's Road, Redvers Buller Road, and the former sites of Blenheim Barracks, Malplaquet Barracks, Oudenarde Barracks, Tournay Barracks and Lille Barracks, along with the Camp Brigade School and the former sites of the North Camp Fire Station and Connaught National Hospital. For the full list of locations nearby, pick where you want to go next from the menu on the right.

Click on an image to see how the site of The Glasshouse has changed over the years. (Remember to scroll down to see the larger images).

1. 1908 2. 2007

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Image and thumbnail 1 is reproduced courtesy of The Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire County Council.

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