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Latitude: 51.7003 / 51°42'0"N
Longitude: -4.9368 / 4°56'12"W
OS Eastings: 197156
OS Northings: 204253
OS Grid: SM971042
Mapcode National: GBR G8.BV2C
Mapcode Global: VH1S0.CJZF
Entry Name: Former Cartridge Magazine and surrounding wall
Listing Date: 18 February 1994
Last Amended: 18 February 1994
Source ID: 14358
Building Class: Defence
Location: Situated on footpath some 150m N of South Pembrokeshire District Council offices, adjacent to Powder Magazine.
Community: Pembroke Dock (Doc Penfro)
Community: Pembroke Dock
Built-Up Area: Pembroke Dock
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
1975-6 magazine for ammunition storage built for Hut Encampment on Llanion Hill.
The building is fireproof, built into excavated hillside and with path in front embanked to guard against blast. The use of mass concrete and the arched side buttressing are structurally interesting. The building was designed to hold either 3 million ball and blank cartridges, or 1200 full barrels of powder (or 4,500 half barrels). It cost ú1197.
Mass concrete construction, single storey with gabled slate roof and four big arched buttresses each side, linking to surrounding retaining wall. N front has lean-to porch with side entry. S end has roundel window.
Front wall with gateway continued W from surrounding wall of Main Magazine, but in concrete.
Interior tunnel-vaulted in brick.
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