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Remains of Lead Smelting Flues Approximately 20 Metres North East of the Smelt House

A Grade II Listed Building in Snailbeach, Shropshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257430

Location: Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

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

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Listing Text

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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