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Latitude: 51.5256 / 51°31'32"N
Longitude: 0.7908 / 0°47'27"E
OS Eastings: 593696
OS Northings: 184430
OS Grid: TQ936844
Mapcode National: GBR RR4.8RM
Mapcode Global: VHKHN.NXGD
Entry Name: West Powder Magazine, Shoebury Garrison
Listing Date: 28 April 1986
Last Amended: 17 February 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1236428
English Heritage Legacy ID: 122952
Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS3
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
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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