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MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING L145 (GROUP F INCORPORATING MILLS)

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: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING L145 (GROUP F INCORPORATING MILLS)

List entry Number: 1251164

Location

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING L145 (GROUP F INCORPORATING MILLS)

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

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Waltham Abbey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1993

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 433797

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ROYAL GUNPOWDER FACTORY TL3700 3/10018 MOD Building L145 (Group F Incorporating Mills) GV II

Gunpowder Incorporating Mills. 1878, converted for cordite incorporation c1898-9. English bond yellow brick with hipped slate roofs to Engine House and Boiler House; cross wings have brick walls separating the bays which continue as coped gables breaking through the felt and slate roof; mid C20 replacement walling to originally wood and canvas side walls. T-plan: central Engine House with Boiler House at east end and 3-bay cross wings on its north and south sides for gunpowder incorporating mills. One storey, with taller Engine House to centre. Chamfered brick plinth and brick dentil cornice to Engine House and Boiler House. Engine House has paired segmental-arched windows set in recessed panels to upper part of east and west elevations. Boiler house of 4 x 1 bays has inserted mid C20 windows to each bay; gauged red brick semi-circular arch over east door. Interior similar to other incorporating mills, although more altered and lacking the original gearing machinery beneath the cross wing floors. The most altered of an important group of incorporating mills, the plan being closely modelled on the earlier (1861) Group C Incorporating Mills, Building L157 (qv). (RCHME report, 1993).

Listing NGR: TL3766701338

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 37667 01338

Map

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