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Name:Ammunition Shelter (destroyed), Good Easter
SMR Number:20982
Type of record:Monument
Grid Reference:TL 624 123
Map Sheet:TL61SW


Ammunition Shelter (destroyed)

Full description

Contemporary records state, “Storehouse for explosives. ‘School Field’, Meadow at rear of School. Map ref. 071310”. (Mil. Ed.) <1>

Visited in 2006, the wartime school has now been converted to a private building, “Wychwood House”, standing on the N side of School Road. To its rear is a large field but nothing of ammunition shelter remains was found at the time of the site visit.

The NGR above is the S side of the field.

<1> unknown, 1968, War Time Contraventions 1968, Good Easter (LIST). SEX31436.

Monument Types

  • AMMUNITION SHELTER (WWII, Modern - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Events

  • Visit by Fred Nash - Jan 2006 (Ref: Nash CHL Jan 2006)

Protected Status

  • Historic Environment Character Zone: Chelmsford 12.4
  • Historic Environment Character Area: Chelmsford 12

Sources and further reading

<1>LIST: unknown. 1968. War Time Contraventions 1968. Good Easter.