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Powder Magazine and Adjoining Blast Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Eston, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5543 / 54°33'15"N

Longitude: -1.1347 / 1°8'4"W

OS Eastings: 456061

OS Northings: 518016

OS Grid: NZ560180

Mapcode National: GBR NHJS.45

Mapcode Global: WHD71.JSWG

Entry Name: Powder Magazine and Adjoining Blast Walls

Listing Date: 29 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60244

Location: Redcar and Cleveland, TS6

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Electoral Ward/Division: Eston

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Eston Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 51 NE (NZ 560 180)
east side (off)
7/1 Powder magazine and
adjoining blast walls
- II

Powder magazine and blast walls of former Trustee Drift Level ironstone
mine; c1870, for Bolckow and Vaughan Ltd. (ironmasters). Cast slag
concrete; magazine partly covered with earth. Magazine has central
projecting porch with segment-headed doorway; square window openings in
returns; door and window frames missing. Magazine and porch have barrel
roofs. Approach flanked by serpentine blast walls with flat copings, ramped
down to gateway with square piers. Interior : 2 storage chambers from which
racks have been removed. Disused and dilapidated at time of resurvey.
Included for industrial archaeological interest.

Listing NGR: NZ5606118016

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