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Latitude: 51.6927 / 51°41'33"N
Longitude: -0.009 / 0°0'32"W
OS Eastings: 537708
OS Northings: 201200
OS Grid: TL377012
Mapcode National: GBR KCZ.Y81
Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.SQL8
Entry Name: Ministry of Defence Building L154 (Expense Magazine)
Listing Date: 26 November 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352174
Location: Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest, Essex, EN9
District: Epping Forest
Civil Parish: Waltham Abbey
Built-Up Area: Waltham Abbey
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Waltham Abbey
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
ROYAL GUNPOWDER FACTORY
3/10023 MOD BuildingL154 (Expense Magazine)
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
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