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Latitude: 52.7278 / 52°43'40"N
Longitude: -2.5006 / 2°30'2"W
OS Eastings: 366287
OS Northings: 314580
OS Grid: SJ662145
Mapcode National: GBR BV.1C29
Mapcode Global: WH9CW.KPFN
Plus Code: 9C4VPFHX+4P
Entry Name: Covered Canal Dock Warehouse
Listing Date: 23 February 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187281
English Heritage Legacy ID: 362117
Location: Eyton upon the Weald Moors, Telford and Wrekin, TF6
County: Telford and Wrekin
Civil Parish: Eyton Upon The Weald Moors
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Wellington All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
EYTON-UPON-THE-WEALD-MOORS WAPPENSHALL JUNCTION
5362 Covered canal dock warehouse
SJ 61 SE 28/252 23.2.78
Circa 1835-40, a fine 3-storey warehouse with a through canal dock, the upper floor carried on arcades over the canal branch. Round-headed windows to side on upper floors with gauged brick arches, fixed iron glazing bars, some blocked on top floor. Gable-ended slate roof with stepped brick eaves. The ridge line is extended out to cover hoist in north-east gable, above 2-storey central hatch opening with segmental arch. Cambered arch opening over canal. A similar arch carrying towpath bridge at south-west end. The internal dock has cambered arch side openings to north-west. Internally the floors are cut by trap doors allowing goods to be hoisted directly from the barges below. Erected at the junction of the Newport branch of the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal with the Shrewsbury Canal, the basin and warehouses were developed by the Sutherland Estate and not the Canal Company.
Listing NGR: SJ6628714580
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