The Shirehampton Powder House: exploding some myths

By Richard Coates

Issue 30, Summer 2016 pp 10-15

“The Powder House, sometimes referred to as The (Gun-)Powder Magazine, is a well-known landmark on the bank of the Avon in Shirehampton. A number of misunderstandings about its nature and history are in common circulation. In this article, using evidence which is in the public domain but not widely known, Richard Coates attempts to set the record straight”.

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