Last Alteration: Monday 08 April 2013

Hillier Road

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51°21'45"-01°58'22" show decimal

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Hillier Road
Roundway, Devizes, Wiltshire

Formerly known as Le Marchant Barracks

The Le Marchant Barracks are named after Sir John Gaspard Le Marchant, commander of the 99th Regiment of Foot, and were completed in 1878. These were the regimental headquarters through to 1959, then became a museum. The site is now a housing estate.

How to get here:

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No route recorded to this location.

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No route recorded to this location.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableMain Building

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 28th November 2009 by Chuck Foster

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Planet of the Spiders (2)
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Filmed: 13 Mar 1974
Lupton runs from UNIT HQ

Planet of the Spiders (2)
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Filmed: 13 Mar 1974
The Doctor and Benton give chase.

 

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Photograph taken: 28th November 2009 by Chuck Foster

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Planet of the Spiders (2)
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Filmed: 13 Mar 1974
Lupton looks for a way to escape.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableFormer Car Park

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Planet of the Spiders (2)
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Filmed: 13 Mar 1974
Lupton asks about where the Doctor might be.

Planet of the Spiders (2)
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Filmed: 13 Mar 1974
Lupton runs for the Whomobile

 

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Planet of the Spiders (2)
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Filmed: 13 Mar 1974
A UNIT mechanic works on a landrover.

Planet of the Spiders (2)
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Filmed: 13 Mar 1974
The Brigadier heads across the car park, and attempts to stop Lupton.

 

 

Access: n/aStatus: n/aBefore-and-After Maps

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 22nd September 2009 by Paul Hawkins

"Googlemap View of the Barracks in 2002, when it still looked pretty much as it did in 1974"

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Additional Notes:

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Paul Hawkins was able to provide a couple of maps from Google showing the changes to the barracks

Routes to more distant locations:

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Aldbourne (The Dæmons). No route recorded to this location.

Notable photos/media relating to the location:

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9 Nov 2005: 28 Days Later - Forum photos of the Barracks at the time of redevelopment

Further links about the location:

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Wartime Memories - Account on an escape attempt by prisoners of war in 1944

Related Stories

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Planet of the Spiders [13 Mar 1974]: UNIT HQ

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