FORMER LEAD SMELTING WORKS APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES NORTH EAST OF THE SMELT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307989
Date first listed:
14-Nov-1986
Statutory Address:
FORMER LEAD SMELTING WORKS APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES NORTH EAST OF THE SMELT HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER LEAD SMELTING WORKS APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES NORTH EAST OF THE SMELT HOUSE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Worthen with Shelve
National Grid Reference:
SJ 37348 03055

Details

WORTHEN C.P. - SJ 30 SE

6/96 Former Lead Smelting - Works approx. 60m north-east of The Smelt House

GV II

The Smelt House is shown on O.S. map as Lower House. Lead smelting works, now disused. Late-C19. Roughly coursed limestone rubble with red brick dressings; graded slate roof. 2 levels; 2 segmental- headed openings to lower left with tall rectangular opening to left of centre; segmental-headed doorway to centre with similar but mutilated window opening to right; wide entrance to far right heightened by removal of original arch. Gabled wooden louvre to left of centre with red brick ridge stack immediately to right. Left gable end has wide segmental- headed entrance flanked by tall segmental-headed windows. Interior: divided into 2 parts with central passage by full-height brick and rubblestone cross walls. Rubblestone wall has round-headed arches on 2 levels, that to lower level flanked by rectangular openings with wooden lintels; similar round-headed arch to upper level of brick wall. King-post roof and original brick floor to left of rubblestone cross wall. No equipment remains. The Smelt House is not included in this list.

Listing NGR: SJ3734803055

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
257429
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14516/16
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