MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING L154 (EXPENSE MAGAZINE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1140099
Date first listed:
26-Nov-1993
Statutory Address:
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING L154 (EXPENSE MAGAZINE)

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Location

Statutory Address:
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING L154 (EXPENSE MAGAZINE)

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

County:
Essex
District:
Epping Forest (District Authority)
Parish:
Waltham Abbey
National Grid Reference:
TL 37708 01200

Details

ROYAL GUNPOWDER FACTORY ST3700 3/10023 MOD BuildingL154 (Expense Magazine) GV II

Expense magazine for the storage of gunpowder produced at the incorporating mills. c1861. English bond yellow brick with coped gable ends to felt covering over brick-vaulted roof. Rectangular plan. One storey. Chamfered brick plinth. Flat brick arch over doorway in side wall, originally served by iron tramway. Built for the temporary storage of gunpowder, before it was transported into the northern part of the site for pressing, moulding and drying. It was later converted into a store for cordite dough, a stage which preceded incorporation in the mills (after they were converted for cordite incorporating in 1898-9). (RCHME report, 1993)

Listing NGR: TL3770801200

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
352174
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
The Royal Gunpowder Factory Waltham Abbey A Survey, (1994)

Legal

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

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