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Description: West Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison
Date Listed: 28 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 122952
OS Grid Reference: TQ9369684430
OS Grid Coordinates: 593696, 184430
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5256, 0.7908
TQ 98 SW SOUTHEND ON SEA BEACH ROAD
(north side), Shoebury Garrison
5/10055 West 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 a important functional element within the British School of Gunnery.
Listing NGR: TQ9369684430
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Source: English Heritage
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