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Lightmoor Furnaces

A Grade II Listed Building in Dawley Hamlets, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.6448 / 52°38'41"N

Longitude: -2.4719 / 2°28'18"W

OS Eastings: 368170

OS Northings: 305330

OS Grid: SJ681053

Mapcode National: GBR BX.6D5W

Mapcode Global: WH9D9.0S6B

Entry Name: Lightmoor Furnaces

Listing Date: 9 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362031

Location: Dawley Hamlets, Telford and Wrekin, TF4

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Dawley Hamlets

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Central Telford

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 60 NE

Lightmoor Road
Lightmoor Furnaces


Remains of early blast furnaces built in the 1750s. Some curved brick walling is
visible but the area is much broken up. On the original list it was described as
having "semi-circular headed opening into hillside with iron supporting ribs".
This must have been the adit to a coalmine which has since been obliterated though
it might still be intact underground. The area would need to be excavated for proper

Listing NGR: SJ6817005330

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