Royal Borough of Greenwich in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
The exact charge of powder for a firearm was placed in a cartridge case or bag. Cases could be made of metal, paper or flannel and it was on the flannel and paper products that women and children were employed.
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The Shell Foundry Gates are all that remain of the Shell Foundry. These were cast at the Regent Canal Iron Works to a design by Charles Bailey.
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A 50 tonne gun is being bored at the North Boring Mill in 1885. The Boring Mill was also known as The Heavy Machine Shop.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Military.
Location. 51° 29.621′ N, 0° 4.208′ E. Marker is in Royal Borough of Greenwich, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Plumstead Road and Woolwich New Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Royal Borough of Greenwich, England SE18 6AE, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Royal Arsenal (a few steps from this marker); The Paper Cartridge Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); Wellington HQ / Royal Laboratory (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Military Academy (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Gun 2/86 (about 90 meters away); Royal Regiment of Artillery (about 90 meters away); James Clavell Square (about 90 meters away); Gun 2/75 (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Also see . . .
1. Royal Arsenal History. (Submitted on June 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Royal Arsenal on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.