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Latitude: 52.6213 / 52°37'16"N
Longitude: -2.9269 / 2°55'36"W
OS Eastings: 337348
OS Northings: 303021
OS Grid: SJ373030
Mapcode National: GBR B9.7VFV
Mapcode Global: WH8C4.0CJR
Entry Name: Remains of Lead Smelting Flues Approximately 20 Metres North East of the Smelt House
Listing Date: 14 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055031
English Heritage Legacy ID: 257430
Location: Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Worthen with Shelve
Built-Up Area: Snailbeach
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Minsterley
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
WORTHEN C.P. -
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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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