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Storage Shed and attached Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Blaenavon, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7768 / 51°46'36"N

Longitude: -3.0896 / 3°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 324922

OS Northings: 209238

OS Grid: SO249092

Mapcode National: GBR F2.ZB81

Mapcode Global: VH79C.DLJS

Entry Name: Storage Shed and attached Chimney

Listing Date: 9 February 1995

Last Amended: 9 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15297

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated to the south of the cast houses and adjoining the site of the western-most one.

County: Torfaen

Community: Blaenavon (Blaenafon)

Community: Blaenavon

Locality: Blaenavon Ironworks

Built-Up Area: Blaenavon

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Built before 1880 for engineering purposes and used laterally as storage sheds.

Exterior

Two adjoining single storey brick buildings. The building is of brick and has an irregular plan. It has a large doorway with sliding doors in its gable end wall and bricked up openings in its other elevations. The pitched roof is of corrugated iron. Built against the rear of the larger building is a brick chimney, square in its lower part, and angling inwards to a circular, partially demolished upper part.

Reasons for Listing

Part of Scheduled Ancient Monument Mm 200.

Included for its group value as part of the internationally important Blaenavon Ironworks.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Cast House and Foundry
    Situated on the north-western side of the site.
  • II Pay Office
    Situated to the south-west of Stack Square and built against the curtain wall for the site.
  • I Blast Furnaces
    Three extant furnaces and the remains of others, stand in a row on the north-west side of the furnace yard, behind the cast houses.
  • II Calcining Kilns
    Situated at the northern edge of the site, above the Blast furnaces.
  • II Chain Store
    Situated at the north-east corner of the site, above the track leading up to the balance tower.
  • II Stack Square
    Situated to the east side of the site.
  • I Balance Tower
    Situated at the northern end of the Blaenavon Ironworks site and dominating the complex.
  • II Gilchrist Memorial
    Situated in the Blaenavon Ironworks Museum car park at the north end of Blaenavon town and to the south-west of the Ironworks; reached off North Street.

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