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COALPORT INCLINED PLANE THE HAY INCLINED PLANE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: COALPORT INCLINED PLANE THE HAY INCLINED PLANE

List entry Number: 1054161

Location

COALPORT INCLINED PLANE, COALPORT HIGH STREET
THE HAY INCLINED PLANE, COALPORT HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Telford and Wrekin

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: The Gorge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 362005

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

COALPORT COALPORT HIGH STREET 1. 5362 The Hay (or Coalport) inclined plane SJ 6902 17/141

II GV

2. 1793. Built by William Reynolds. The inclined plane connected the Shropshire Canal with a lower canal which ran through the China Works at Coalport to the River Severn. Consists of an incline rising from the lower canal up the hillside for a distance of approximately 200 ft to the disused upper canal. It is the best preserved of the 7 inclined planes of Shropshire. Used for the last time in 1894. Restored in 1968 and 1975. The Rails have been restored. At the upper end are some remains of a slipway and the brick shell of a building (engine house?) with a chimney stack. Scheduled A.M.

Listing NGR: SJ6944202644

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National Grid Reference: SJ 69442 02644

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