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Crusher House at Ngr Sj 3750 0215, Worthen with Shelve

Description: Crusher House at Ngr Sj 3750 0215

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257487

OS Grid Reference: SJ3748402158
OS Grid Coordinates: 337484, 302158
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6136, -2.9247

Location: Shop Lane, Worthen, Shropshire SY5 0NS

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

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Listing Text

SJ 3750 0215

6/157 Crusher House at
- NGR SJ 3750 0215


Crusher house. C1873. Regularly coursed limestone rubble with red brick
dressings to windows, now roofless. Rectangular plan. 2 storeys with circular
opening on north side. Associated chimney has stone base and yellow and red
brick above. The crushing engine (formerly housed in the building) was
reconstructed in 1873 and in 1876, to save manual labour, was linked to the 8
jigging machines (no longer extant) used in ore dressing. Included for group
value. F Book and M Allbutt, The Shropshire Lead Mines (1973) p.67.

Listing NGR: SJ3748402158

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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