This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 51.6939 / 51°41'38"N
Longitude: -0.0096 / 0°0'34"W
OS Eastings: 537667
OS Northings: 201338
OS Grid: TL376013
Mapcode National: GBR KCZ.QF1
Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.SP99
Plus Code: 9C3XMXVR+H5
Entry Name: Ministry of Defence Building L145 (Group F Incorporating Mills)
Listing Date: 26 November 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251164
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433797
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
ROYAL GUNPOWDER FACTORY
3/10018 MOD Building L145
(Group F Incorporating Mills)
Gunpowder Incorporating Mills. 1878, converted for cordite incorporation c1898-9. English bond yellow brick with hipped slate roofs to Engine House and Boiler House; cross wings have brick walls separating the bays which continue as coped gables breaking through the felt and slate roof; mid C20 replacement walling to originally wood and canvas side walls. T-plan: central Engine House with Boiler House at east end and 3-bay cross wings on its north and south sides for gunpowder incorporating mills. One storey, with taller Engine House to centre.
Chamfered brick plinth and brick dentil cornice to Engine House and Boiler House. Engine House has paired segmental-arched windows set in recessed panels to upper part of east and west elevations. Boiler house of 4 x 1 bays has inserted mid C20 windows to each bay; gauged red brick semi-circular arch over east door. Interior similar to other incorporating mills, although more altered and lacking the original gearing machinery beneath the cross wing floors. The most altered of an important group of incorporating mills, the plan being closely modelled on the earlier (1861) Group C Incorporating Mills, Building L157 (qv). (RCHME report,
Listing NGR: TL3766701338
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings