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Royal naval propellant factory, Nitro-glycerine Hill
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 09218g Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Caerwent Unitary authority : Monmouthshire NGR : ST4824891837 Site Type (preferred type first) : MODERN MUNITIONS FACTORY Status : Scheduled Monument
Summary : The remains of buildings and structures relating to a Second World War nitro-glycerine plant (known as nitro-glycerine hill) at the Royal Naval Propellant Factory Caerwent. (CADW: SM, MM352, 2009)
Description : The remains of buildings and structures relating to a Second World War nitro-glycerine plant (known as nitro-glycerine hill) at the Royal Naval Propellant Factory Caerwent. The factory became operational in 1941, the site was scheduled due to its potential to enhance our knowledge of the British Second World War munitions production and the effort required to sustain a total war. (CADW:SM, MM352, 2009)