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Winding Engine House at Ngr Sj 3742 0215, Worthen with Shelve

Description: Winding Engine House at Ngr Sj 3742 0215

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257485

OS Grid Reference: SJ3742402145
OS Grid Coordinates: 337424, 302145
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6135, -2.9256

Location: Shop Lane, Worthen, Shropshire SY5 0NX

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3742 0215

6/154 Winding engine house
- at N.G.R. SJ 3742


Winding engine house. Late C19. Regularly coursed limestone rubble
with engineering and red brick dressings; now roofless. Rectangular
plan. 2 levels; flat-headed window openings with stone and wooden
lintels on long sides. External staircase with cast-iron handrail leading
to blocked doorway survives to north-east gable end. Probably constructed
during 1870s as part of extensive improvements to the mine. F. Brook
and M. Allbutt, The Shropshire Lead Mines (1973) p.67.

Listing NGR: SJ3742402145

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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