This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TQ 98 SW SOUTHEND ON SEA BEACH ROAD (north side), Shoebury Garrison
5/10055 West Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison 28.4.86 GV II
Powder magazine. 1852-3. Stock brick, stone dressings and bitumen roof. Square plan with lean-to porch to E containing C20 iron door facing N. EXTERIOR: position of 3 cast-iron ventilator grills, some with wooden shutters, on 2 sides, indicates cavity wall and solid vault. Blocked opening in W wall. Low-pitched hipped roof. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: One of only 2 surviving magazines at the Establishment and one of the first brick buildings built there. Included as a important functional element within the British School of Gunnery.
Listing NGR: TQ9369684430
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Photographer: Webber, John
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Bitumen, Brick, Stone, Victorian Powder Magazine, Industrial, Explosives Store, Chemical Production Site, Chemical Industry Site, Defence, Magazine, Armament Depot, Military Depot