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Ministry of Defence Building L136 at Tl 3764 0142

A Grade II Listed Building in Waltham Cross, Essex

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352183

Location: Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest, Essex, EN9

County: Essex

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
3/10005 MOD Building L136 at TL 3764 0142
GV II

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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