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Former Coalport Chinaworks

A Grade II* Listed Building in The Gorge, Telford and Wrekin

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6189 / 52°37'8"N

Longitude: -2.4512 / 2°27'4"W

OS Eastings: 369547

OS Northings: 302442

OS Grid: SJ695024

Mapcode National: GBR BX.8586

Mapcode Global: WH9DH.9FZM

Entry Name: Former Coalport Chinaworks

Listing Date: 26 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362007

Location: The Gorge, Telford and Wrekin, TF8

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: The Gorge

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Madeley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

COALPORT COALPORT HIGH STREET
1.
5362 Former Coalport Chinaworks

SJ 6902 17/143 26.3.68

II*


2.
Circa 1792. John Rose started his chinaworks at Jackfield about 1790, and moved to
Coalport in about 1792. Three of the original brick kilns survive. These are
characteristically bottle-shaped of circular plan. Two of the kilns are complete
while the third is now truncated and only the base remains.
The adjacent and attached buildings are brick-built with tiled roofs, 2, 3 and
4-storeys, small-paned iron-framed casements in cambered head openings. Gabled plain
tile roofs with brick dentil eaves.
These chinaworks are an important survival.


Listing NGR: SJ6954702442

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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