Description: Locomotive Shed at Ngr Sj 3744 0219
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257483
OS Grid Reference: SJ3744302195
OS Grid Coordinates: 337443, 302195
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6139, -2.9253
WORTHEN C.P. SNAILBEACH LEAD
SJ 30 SE MINE
SJ 3744 0219
6/152 Locomotive shed
- at N.G.R. SJ 3744 0219
Locomotive shed. C.1877. Regularly coursed limestone rubble with red
brick dressings and wooden lintels to window openings; double-span gable
front roof, with one plane retaining original diagonal wooden boarding.
Single storey; 2 louvred wooden air vents in roof slope to front and
double wooden doors. Interior: 2 narrow gauge tracks with inspection
pits below and metal air ducts above suspended from roof. The Snailbeach
District Railway opened in 1877 and was used to bring coal to the mine
and to transport lead and barytes away from it. F. Brook and M. Allbutt,
The Shropshire Lead Mines (1973) p.69 and plate 19.
Listing NGR: SJ3744302195
Source: English Heritage
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