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Remains of Lead Smelting Flues Approximately 20 Metres North East of the Smelt House, Worthen with Shelve

Description: Remains of Lead Smelting Flues Approximately 20 Metres North East of the Smelt House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257430

OS Grid Reference: SJ3734803021
OS Grid Coordinates: 337348, 303021
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6213, -2.9269

Location: Worthen, Shropshire SY5 0LR

Locality: Worthen with Shelve
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 0LR

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Listing Text

SJ 30 SE

6/97 Remains of Lead
- Smelting Flues approx.
20m north-east of
The Smelt House


The Smelt House is shown on O.S. map as Lower House.
Remains of lead smelting flues. Late C19. Roughly coursed limestone
rubble with red brick dressings. Substantial remains of round-headed
brick flues and retaining wall. Several of the flues are open and
one to front is tunnelled back for some considerable distance below
ground.Surrounding well-preserved earthworks, including rectangular-
shaped pond to north-east, are all associated with former lead smelting
complex (q.v. under Former Lead$melting Works). The Smelt House is
not included in this list.

Listing NGR: SJ3734803021

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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