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Latitude: 52.6207 / 52°37'14"N
Longitude: -2.4528 / 2°27'10"W
OS Eastings: 369442
OS Northings: 302644
OS Grid: SJ694026
Mapcode National: GBR BX.7YPT
Mapcode Global: WH9DH.9D77
Entry Name: Coalport Inclined Plane the Hay Inclined Plane
Listing Date: 8 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054161
English Heritage Legacy ID: 362005
Location: The Gorge, Telford and Wrekin, TF8
County: Telford and Wrekin
Civil Parish: The Gorge
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Madeley
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
COALPORT COALPORT HIGH STREET
5362 The Hay (or Coalport)
SJ 6902 17/141
1793. Built by William Reynolds. The inclined plane connected the Shropshire Canal
with a lower canal which ran through the China Works at Coalport to the River Severn.
Consists of an incline rising from the lower canal up the hillside for a distance of
approximately 200 ft to the disused upper canal. It is the best preserved of the
7 inclined planes of Shropshire. Used for the last time in 1894. Restored in 1968
and 1975. The Rails have been restored.
At the upper end are some remains of a slipway and the brick shell of a building
(engine house?) with a chimney stack. Scheduled A.M.
Listing NGR: SJ6944202644
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