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Locomotive Shed at Ngr Sj 3744 0219

A Grade II Listed Building in Snailbeach, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6139 / 52°36'50"N

Longitude: -2.9253 / 2°55'31"W

OS Eastings: 337443

OS Northings: 302195

OS Grid: SJ374021

Mapcode National: GBR B9.8GGC

Mapcode Global: WH8C4.1K8G

Entry Name: Locomotive Shed at Ngr Sj 3744 0219

Listing Date: 14 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257483

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 3744 0219

6/152 Locomotive shed
- at N.G.R. SJ 3744 0219


Locomotive shed. C.1877. Regularly coursed limestone rubble with red
brick dressings and wooden lintels to window openings; double-span gable
front roof, with one plane retaining original diagonal wooden boarding.
Single storey; 2 louvred wooden air vents in roof slope to front and
double wooden doors. Interior: 2 narrow gauge tracks with inspection
pits below and metal air ducts above suspended from roof. The Snailbeach
District Railway opened in 1877 and was used to bring coal to the mine
and to transport lead and barytes away from it. F. Brook and M. Allbutt,
The Shropshire Lead Mines (1973) p.69 and plate 19.

Listing NGR: SJ3744302195

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