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DEVIL’S PORRIDGE MUSEUM

DEVIL’S PORRIDGE MUSEUM
DEVIL’S PORRIDGE MUSEUM

Tells the story of the greatest munitions factory on earth and the lives of the girls who worked thee. HM Factory Gretna opened in 1916 and manufactured RDB Cordite.  Cordite was (or is) a powerful explosive, a mixture of guncotton and nitro-glycerine, which was said to resemble porridge.  HM Factory Gretna stretched over 9 miles and at its height employed 30,000 people.

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Location/Address: Stanfield, Annan Road, Eastriggs
County: Dumfries & Galloway
Post Code: DG12 6TF
Main Historic Period: Modern
Useful Website Address: Devil's Porridge Museum website
Primary Management: Independent
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