Quinan Stove, Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey - Epping Forest

A technologically innovative building of 1935. Eighteen bays in length with steel hooped frames and longitudinal purlins. There is extensive evidence of steelwork corrosion and the roof and windows are deteriorating. Historic England Heritage at Risk Grant accepted in July 2018 and a project development phase to identify a suitable conservation strategy was sucessfully completed in 2018.Trials for repairs now underway.

Quinan Stove, Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey - Epping Forest
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Factory
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1016618
    Local Planning Authority:
    Epping Forest
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Industrial building

Location

    Building Name:
    Quinan Stove
    Locality:
    Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills
    County:
    Essex
    District / Borough:
    Epping Forest
    Parish:
    Waltham Abbey
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Epping Forest
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    B
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument, 2 LBs, part in CA