Combermere Barracks

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Combermere Barracks
Windsor
Queen Elizabeth II with soldiers of the Household Cavalry.jpg
Queen Elizabeth II with soldiers of the Household Cavalry at Combermere Barracks
Combermere Barracks is located in Berkshire
Combermere Barracks
Combermere Barracks
Location within Berkshire
Coordinates 51°28′33″N 00°37′02″W / 51.47583°N 0.61722°W / 51.47583; -0.61722Coordinates: 51°28′33″N 00°37′02″W / 51.47583°N 0.61722°W / 51.47583; -0.61722
Type Barracks
Site information
Owner Ministry of Defence
Operator  British Army
Site history
Built 1804
In use 1804-Present
Garrison information
Occupants Household Cavalry Regiment

Combermere Barracks, Windsor, is a British military installation one mile from Windsor Castle.

History[edit]

The barracks, which expand over 20 acres and are named after Field Marshal Lord Combermere, date back to 1804 although the riding school was built in 1881.[1] The barracks were brought up to date in 2006 and remain the home of the Household Cavalry Regiment.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whatever happened to short back and sides?". Daily Mail. 26 November 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Combermere Barracks". Household Cavalry. Retrieved 30 March 2014.