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HER Number:MCO61687
Name:UPTON TOWANS - C19 chimney

Summary

Extant tall C19 chimney, built entirely of red brick, part of the National Explosives Factory. A notable local landmark

Grid Reference:SW 5788 3971
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Protected Status

  • Listed Building (II): Chimney to former National Explosives nitric acid works

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Types

  • CHIMNEY (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Extant tall C19 chimney, built entirely of red brick, part of the National Explosives Factory. A notable local landmark, it stands 21m high. It appears that this chimney was connected to the nitric acid factory via a flue (1).


<1> Jones, A, 1998, Upton and Gwithian Towans - Structural Recording Work (Cornwall Event Report). SCO1346.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO1346 - Cornwall Event Report: Jones, A. 1998. Upton and Gwithian Towans - Structural Recording Work.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records

37085Part of: HAYLE TOWANS - Post Medieval explosives factory (Monument)
MCO61688Related to: UPTON TOWANS - C19 nitric acid factory (Building)