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East Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison

A Grade II Listed Building in Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea

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Latitude: 51.5255 / 51°31'31"N

Longitude: 0.791 / 0°47'27"E

OS Eastings: 593710

OS Northings: 184422

OS Grid: TQ937844

Mapcode National: GBR RR4.8TV

Mapcode Global: VHKHN.NXKF

Entry Name: East Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison

Listing Date: 28 April 1986

Last Amended: 17 February 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122951

Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS3

County: Southend-on-Sea

Electoral Ward/Division: Shoeburyness

Built-Up Area: Southend-on-Sea

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: South Shoebury St Andrew with St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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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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