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Ministry of Defence Building L170a at Tl 3778 0109

A Grade II Listed Building in Waltham Abbey, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6917 / 51°41'29"N

Longitude: -0.008 / 0°0'28"W

OS Eastings: 537780

OS Northings: 201090

OS Grid: TL377010

Mapcode National: GBR KM.2MW

Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.TR31

Entry Name: Ministry of Defence Building L170a at Tl 3778 0109

Listing Date: 26 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352177

Location: Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest, Essex, EN9

County: Essex

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

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Listing Text

ROYAL GUNPOWDER FACTORY
TL3700
3/10015 MOD Building L170a at TL 3778 0109
GV II

Expense magazine. 1857. English bond brick coped gable ends to slate roof over brick-vault. Rectangular plan. One storey. Raised doorway to north side formerly served by a railway on a trestle. Associated with buildings L168 and L176 (qv). The earliest expense magazine on the site - the others being L141 and L154 (qv)- which was built to serve the incorporating mill of 1857 (demolished). Built for the temporary storage of gunpowder before it was transported into the northern part of the site for pressing, moulding and drying.


Listing NGR: TL3778001090

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