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Latitude: 51.6947 / 51°41'40"N
Longitude: -0.0099 / 0°0'35"W
OS Eastings: 537640
OS Northings: 201420
OS Grid: TL376014
Mapcode National: GBR KCZ.Q9G
Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.SN3Q
Plus Code: 9C3XMXVR+V2
Entry Name: Ministry of Defence Building L136 at Tl 3764 0142
Listing Date: 26 November 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352183
Location: Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest, Essex, EN9
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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3/10005 MOD Building L136 at TL 3764 0142
Remote accumulator tower. 1879. English bond brick; flat C20 concrete roof. Square plan. 3 storeys. Blind panel and remains of 2 blocked windows to each elevation; stone plaque to southern elevation with inscription "RGPF VR 1879". Inserted floors, staircase and enlarged windows associated with mid C20 conversion to offices. This building was built as a remote accumulator serving the accumulator in L149 (qv), and represents the expansion of a centralised hydraulic network which provided power to press and moulding houses in the north part of the site. (RCHME report, 1993).
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