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Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills

a hidden history

by Jenny Webb

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Published by Nonsuch in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills,
  • Ballincollig Regional Park,
  • Powder mills -- Ireland -- Cork (County) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-124).

    StatementJenny Webb & Anne Donaldson.
    ContributionsDonaldson, Anne.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20270113M
    ISBN 101845885406
    ISBN 109781845885403


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Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills Paperback – Septem by Jenny Webb (Author)5/5(1). The Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills in County Cork was first established in by a prominent Cork man, Charles Leslie.

Eleven years later, when Napoleon's control of France posed a grave threat to Britain, the Board of Ordnance bought the mills and expanded the site, the layout of which is still visible today. Webb, Anne Donaldson, The Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills in County Cork was first established in by a prominent Cork man, Charles Leslie.

Eleven years later, when Napoleon's control of France posed a grave threat to Britain, the Board of Ordnance bought the mills and expanded the site, the layout of which is still visible today.

Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills: A Hidden History Paperback – 9 Jun. by Jenny Webb (Author)/5(2). Ode to Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills. Ballincollig remained a small community till when Charles Henry Leslie, a leading Cork merchant established the local gunpowder mills, a unique industrial complex in southern Ireland.

Shortly after, Oriel House was. Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills was one of three Royal gunpowder mills that manufactured gunpowder for the British Government. The Ballincollig gunpowder mills were opened in the late 18th Century; and were bought by the Board of Ordnance in They are situated in the town of Ballincollig (Ireland).

Oliver John Leedam reviewed Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills — 4 star J The east end is very good for dog walking, woods for them to run around in and the canal for them to cool off West end is more sports oriented.5/5(15).

rows  Chronology of Gunpowder. Ballincollig bought by the Crown. Cheshunt. The Royal Gunpowder Mills is a great place for families to spend days out exploring the secret history of gunpowder, explosives and rocket propellants through our engaging interactive Exhibitions, Science Shows and Children's Activities.

We. For more information on this work and on the buildings themselves, pick up a copy of the Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills book which will be on sale during Heritage Week for the special price of €12 instead of the normal price of € In order to secure a copy, message Ballincollig Heritage Association on their Website or Facebook Page.

Royal Gunpowder Mills, Ballincollig: See 21 reviews, articles, and 5 photos of Royal Gunpowder Mills, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 9 attractions in Ballincollig.4/5(21). Ballincollig Gunpowder Mill.

The Royal Gunpowder Mills, Ballincollig Co. Cork is a unique and exciting Industrial Complex, which meanders along the bank of the river Lee. The Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills were established in by Charles Henry Leslie a leading Cork bank family.

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After the defeat of Napoleon, the mills were allowed fall into disrepair for 20 years before being sold on to a commercial developer at half the original price (see Jenny Webb and Anne Donaldson, A Hidden History, Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills. Oriel House Ballincollig was the former home of Thomas Tobin Managing Director of the Royal Gunpowder Mills.

The picture was taken in the ’s before being renovated into a hotel. It went through huge renovations in latter years and is now owed by the The Talbot Group. He confirmed the purchase of the building which had been part of the Ballincollig Royal Artillery Barracks, which supported and protected the gunpowder mills, which were at their height during the.

Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills is a unique 19th century gunpowder works and Ireland's largest industrial archaeological site. It was the second biggest gunpowder mills in the whole of Britain and Ireland after Waltham Abbey in Essex. It now lies within the acres of the Regional Park, Ballincollig, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

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The ireland community on Reddit. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills was one of three Royal gunpowder mills that manufactured gunpowder for the British Government. Located in Ballincollig near Cork city in Ireland, the powder mills were originally opened in as a private enterprise, before being taken over by the British Government during the Napoleonic mills returned for a.

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Ballincollig is a vibrant town, now a rapidly growing satellite town of Cork City. It has numerous heritage sites including the Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills which was first established in by a prominent Cork citizen, Charles Leslie.

The British Board of Ordnance took over the site in and the Mills were expanded and transformed into one of the [ ].

Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills ( – ) supplied the British Government with up to 16, barrels of gunpowder a year. The ruins of over sixty buildings are still scattered throughout the acres complex. Five hundred workers were employed at the height of production at Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills.

Company established Sir William Curtis, Bt, a banker, and W. Harvey, to exploit a gunpowder works at Hounslow that dated back to the early 18th century or before. Further works were subsequently acquired, including the Tonbridge Powder Mills inand those of the Kames's Gunpowder Co in 1 The Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills.

Opened in by Charles Henry Leslie. Eleven years later, the barracks were built to pro-tect the supply of gunpowder from Napoleon. The Mills are now in ruins but there are over sixty vis-ible buildings scattered within acres of Ball-incollig Regional Park to explore by looped trails, all year round.

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The Mills were built and operated throughout the fluctuating period in Irish history that was The Mills themselves have a noteworthy history that is well worth investigating on your next day off. The Gunpowder Mills were built on the south bank [ ]. The Mills are an Anchor Point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage, (ERIH), set in acres ( km 2) of parkland and containing 21 buildings of major historical importance.

It was one of three Royal Gunpowder Mills in the United Kingdom, the. Ballincollig. Last Updated: 27th July, T he main street of Ballincollig, was the old village and it still retains some of the charm of bygone days.

It is steeped in history from the Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills to Ballincollig Castle. Ballincollig new Shopping Centre in the heart of the town of Ballincollig is embraced by the historic walls of the old Military Barracks.

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The area is steeped in history ranging from the popular Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills to Ballincollig Castle. Some key visitor attractions near Ballincollig include: Ballincollig's Regional Park. Royal Gunpowder Mills: fun day out - See 21 traveler reviews, 5 candid photos, and great deals for Ballincollig, Ireland, at Tripadvisor.5/5(21).

The Faversham Mill was purchased infollowed by Waltham Abbey in and Ballincollig in [7] Sir William became the deputy comptroller of the Woolwich Royal Laboratory inwith control over the Faversham and Waltham Abbey mills. [6] Inthen-Major Congreve was appointed as comptroller.

From toEleutherian Mills was a gunpowder mill site used for the manufacture of explosives by the Du Pont family business, which was founded by Eleuthère Irénée du name also refers to the house on the hill above the mills, which was the first Du Pont family home in America. Inthe site became an outdoor museum, and the Hagley Museum and Location: North of Wilmington on Delaware.

Media in category "Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills" The following 17 files are in this category, out of 17 total. Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills, July jpg 3, × Instance of: mill. Ballincollig owes much of its history to the Royal Gunpowder Mills, opened in Although closed inmany of the repurposed buildings are scattered throughout the 7/   Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills, built in and encompassing acres, was the biggest manufacturing site for gunpowder in the British empire.

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