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The Racket-Court Barracks was located at the rear of Clowance Street.
They were private dwellings bought by the Government for use as barracks in an emergency but were not calculated for the purpose.
It apparently derived its name from a court for playing tennis which existed on the site.
The Barracks was sold after the downfall
of Napoleon and became Harris's Amphitheatre, where 'feats of
horsemanship are performed at intervals', stated Robert Brindley in