Building    From 1788 

Royal Arsenal Main Guardhouse

Categories: Armed Forces

Building

Built to the order of the Master-General of the Ordnance. Up to 1844 security at Royal Arsenal was provided by the Royal Artillery. Guard duties were then shared with ;the Metropolitan Police who took full responsibility in 1861. In 1927 the War Department Constabulary, now the Ministry of Defence Police, took over.

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