Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park

Heritage Site and Nature Reserve

Bluebells Old Boating Leats Dragonfly Old Rails Green Flag Green Man Old Entrance Gates
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Site of the Press Houses


Woodlands have now naturally filled the area where the two press houses once stood.  Here gunpowder from the Incorporating Mills was pressed between copper plates into slabs in order to remove air and improve its quality.  

Old Visitor Centre Celebrations Old Corning House Fungi On Tree Old Cartridge Filling Yellow Iris New Visitor Centre