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PROOF AND EXPERIMENTAL ESTABLISHMENT, SHOEBURY GARRISON, OLD RANGES, HEAVY QUICK FIRING BATTERY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PROOF AND EXPERIMENTAL ESTABLISHMENT, SHOEBURY GARRISON, OLD RANGES, HEAVY QUICK FIRING BATTERY

List entry Number: 1112693

Location

PROOF AND EXPERIMENTAL ESTABLISHMENT, SHOEBURY GARRISON, OLD RANGES, HEAVY QUICK FIRING BATTERY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Southend-on-Sea

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Apr-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122966

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Details

PROOF AND EXPERIMENTAL 1. ESTABLISHMENT, SHOEBURY 5219 GARRISON Old Ranges: Former TQ 98 SW 5/100 Heavy Quick-Firing Battery II 2. Heavy Quick-Firing Battery,now disused.1898, incorporating part of earlier battery, extended during construction and completed 1900. Mass concrete outer walls in 1:3 Portland cement with broken stone and sand; core of brick burrs. 4 semi-circular bastions with projecting parapet. Neatly shuttered in horizontal courses. Twin towers of ammunition hoist and single storey structures attached to rear. An early concrete building used for training in methods of firing from an elevated position; the hoist towers also used for training in fire-fighting. The hoist room retains part of the curved ceiling from an earlier battery, possible C.1850.

Listing NGR: TQ9366484242

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National Grid Reference: TQ 93664 84242

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