Proof And Experimental Establishment, Shoebury Garrison, East Powder Magazine / East Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison

Date:
11 Aug 2000
Location:
Proof And Experimental Establishment, Shoebury Garrison, East Powder Magazine, Beach Road, Southend On Sea, Essex, SS1 2JN
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East Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison, Beach Road, Southend On Sea, Essex, SS1 2JN
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IOE01/00182/05
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Description

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

5/92 East 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 an important functional element within the former British School of Gunnery.





Listing NGR: TQ9371084422

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Webber_John IOE Records for Webber, John; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE John Webber. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Webber, John

Rights Holder: Webber, John

Keywords

Bitumen, Brick, Stone, Victorian Powder Magazine, Industrial, Explosives Store, Chemical Production Site, Chemical Industry Site, Defence, Magazine, Armament Depot, Military Depot