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Chimney at former Kidwelly Tinplate Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7478 / 51°44'52"N

Longitude: -4.2876 / 4°17'15"W

OS Eastings: 242176

OS Northings: 207931

OS Grid: SN421079

Mapcode National: GBR GP.T52H

Mapcode Global: VH3M2.MBPH

Entry Name: Chimney at former Kidwelly Tinplate Works

Listing Date: 28 July 1998

Last Amended: 28 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20198

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated towards upper end of museum site, which lies some 2km NE of Kidwelly.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Kidwelly

Community: Kidwelly

Locality: Cwm Gwendraeth Fach

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

1912 industrial chimney formerly attached to boiler house that provided steam for the machinery of the upper end of the site.

Exterior

Industrial chimney, red bricks from Trimsaran, lined with fire-bricks. Tall octagonal base with opposed arches, top stepped cornice under tall tapering circular stack.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine industrial chimney, one of the last in the region.

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