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COMPRESSOR HOUSE AND ATTACHED CHIMNEY AT NGR SJ 3746 0213

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: COMPRESSOR HOUSE AND ATTACHED CHIMNEY AT NGR SJ 3746 0213

List entry Number: 1055012

Location

COMPRESSOR HOUSE AND ATTACHED CHIMNEY AT NGR SJ 3746 0213

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Worthen with Shelve

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Nov-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257486

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WORTHEN C.P. SNAILBEACH LEAD SJ 30 SE MINE SJ 3746 0213 6/155 Compressor House - and atttached chimney at N.G.R. SJ 3746 0213

GV II

Compressor house and attached chimney. Dated 1881 (datestone to front gable and in yellow brick to chimney). Regularly coursed limestone rubble with red brick dressings; gable front roof with cladding (slates) removed but retaining purlins and rafters, fretted bargeboards. Rectangular plan. 2 levels; 2 round-arched windows to front gable on first floor and blocked doorway with stone lintel to centre on ground floor; external staircase to right side (far end) has cast-iron balustrade to top and leads to blocked doorway with stone lintel. Chimney: attached to left side, engineering brick on rubble base; square section tapering to top which has toothed capping. Interior: first floor removed but stone supports for compressor remain; king-post roof in 5 bays. The compressor house originally contained 2 Siemens and Edwards compressors which provided compressed air for rock drills and winches underground. F. Brook and M. Allbutt, The Shropshire Lead Mines (1973) p.67.

Listing NGR: SJ3747302135

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Brook, F, Allbutt, M, The Shropshire Lead Mines, (1973), 67
Brook, F, Allbutt, M, The Shropshire Lead Mines, (1973), 67

National Grid Reference: SJ 37473 02135

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