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Dalbeattie, Royal Naval Armaments Depot, Nitro-glycerine Works, Unit 2

Building(S) (20th Century), Office(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Dalbeattie, Royal Naval Armaments Depot, Nitro-glycerine Works, Unit 2

Classification Building(S) (20th Century), Office(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Edingham Industrial Estate; Krikgunzeon Lane; Edingham Munitions Factory

Canmore ID 282401

Site Number NX86SW 36.06

NGR NX 84306 62674

NGR Description Centred NX 84306 62674

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Urr
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX86SW 36.06 centred 84306 62674

Situated within Unit 2 and on the S side of Edingham Industrial estate are a group of buildings which include a large canteen, gun-cotton and general goods loading stations, laboratory, and acid plant along with some office buildings. At the E end of the buildings is a large generator house.

Constructed mainly of brick, with concrete and wood.

Immediately to the N were a series of Cordite Milling houses.

Connected to the National Railway system by standard guage railway sidings.

The buildings are still in use.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, GL), 26 September 2006

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