Royal Naval Cordite Factory at Holton Heath, Wareham St. Martin - Purbeck

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Former Royal Naval Cordite Factory
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1019151
  • Local Planning Authority: Purbeck
  • Site Type: Industrial > Engineering industry site


  • County: Dorset
  • District / Borough: Purbeck
  • Parish: Wareham St. Martin
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Mid Dorset and North Poole
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Archaeology
  • Condition: Generally unsatisfactory with major localised problems
  • Principal Vunerability: Scrub/tree growth
  • Trend: Declining
  • Ownership: Mixed, multiple owners
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, LB grade II