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Ministry of Defence Building L141

A Grade II Listed Building in Waltham Cross, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6943 / 51°41'39"N

Longitude: -0.0098 / 0°0'35"W

OS Eastings: 537653

OS Northings: 201376

OS Grid: TL376013

Mapcode National: GBR KCZ.QBQ

Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.SP61

Plus Code: 9C3XMXVR+P3

Entry Name: Ministry of Defence Building L141

Listing Date: 26 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352173

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

3/10024 MOD Building L141

Sorting House. 1889. English bond yellow brick with red brick bands; brick-coped gables to slate roof over brick-vaulted roof. Rectangular plan. One storey. Inserted concrete lintel over doorway in west gable end, originally served by iron tramway. Segmental brick arches over 4-light windows to north and south elevations. Similar in design to the expense magazine L154 (qv). It is only referred to in the documentary sources as a "sorting house", and was clearly
intimately associated with the manufacture of gunpowder and cordite for it to have a raised door served by the railway system. (RCHME report, 1993).

Listing NGR: TL3765301376

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