Hayle Archive

The Bate Collection-National Explosive Works

About this group:

Description of group

The National Explosive Works was started in 1888. It took over from the Kennal Vale gunpower works to make Nitro-Glycerine based explosives originally for supply to the mines and then for the military.

1888-1920

Upton Towans, Hayle

Access conditions

Closed Originals held by The Cornwall Record Office.

Reproduction

Copyright, CRO

Name of contributor

The Bate family

Reference

HAY/1