MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING NUMBER A200 (WALTON HOUSE)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140101

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1993

Statutory Address: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING NUMBER A200 (WALTON HOUSE)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING NUMBER A200 (WALTON HOUSE)

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 00958

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ROYAL GUNPOWDER FACTORY TL3700 3/10013 MOD Building No A 200 (Walton House) GV II

Superintendent's office of 1789, with later C19 extensions. Flemish bond red brick with C19 yellow brick extensions; hipped slate roofs; brick ridge and end stacks.3-room rectangular plan including bay to north added before superintendents office of 1789, extended to right of front before 1821, with later C19 extensions including one of c1887 making U-plan with rear wing. 2 storeys. C18/early C19 front of 3-window range. Gauged brick flat arches over two C20 windows and late C19 plate-glass sash on ground floor, and over 3/6-pane first-floor sashes; stepped brick eaves. c1860 2-window front to right with timber lintel over C20 door to right, and flat gauged brick arches over 6/6-pane sashes. Rear extensions have similar arches over 6/6-pane and plate-glass sashes, and canted bay window to right. Interior not inspected but known to include late C18 box cornice and cast-iron grate to NW room. The Waltham Abbey gunpowder mills were purchased from John Walton by the government in 1787. Walton House forms a group with the contemporary A 201-2 (qv). (RCHME report, 1993).

Listing NGR: TL3770800958

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 352178

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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