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East Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison, Southend-on-Sea

Description: East Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 122951

OS Grid Reference: TQ9371084422
OS Grid Coordinates: 593710, 184422
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5255, 0.7910

Location: Beach Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2JN

Locality: Southend-on-Sea
County: Southend-on-Sea
Country: England
Postcode: SS1 2JN

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Listing Text

(north side), Shoebury Garrison

5/92 East Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison


Powder magazine. 1852-3. Stock brick, stone dressings and bitumen roof. Square plan with lean-to porch to E containing C20 iron door facing N. EXTERIOR: position of 3 cast-iron ventilator grills, some with wooden shutters, on 2 sides, indicates cavity wall and solid vault. Blocked opening in W wall. Low-pitched hipped roof. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: one of only 2 surviving magazines at the Establishment and one of the first brick buildings built there. Included as an important functional element within the former British School of Gunnery.

Listing NGR: TQ9371084422

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Source: English Heritage

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