COALPORT INCLINED PLANE THE HAY INCLINED PLANE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054161

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1983

Statutory Address: COALPORT INCLINED PLANE, COALPORT HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: THE HAY INCLINED PLANE, COALPORT HIGH STREET

Map

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THE HAY INCLINED PLANE
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Location

Statutory Address: COALPORT INCLINED PLANE, COALPORT HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: THE HAY INCLINED PLANE, COALPORT HIGH STREET

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

District: Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)

Parish: The Gorge

National Grid Reference: SJ 69442 02644

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 362005

Legacy System: LBS

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