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Limekilns at Ngr Sj 5234 3296

A Grade II Listed Building in Wem Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.892 / 52°53'31"N

Longitude: -2.7096 / 2°42'34"W

OS Eastings: 352357

OS Northings: 332963

OS Grid: SJ523329

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.PVQC

Mapcode Global: WH89W.BKZS

Entry Name: Limekilns at Ngr Sj 5234 3296

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427788

Location: Wem Rural, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Wem Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Edstaston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WEM RURAL C.P. QUINA BROOK
SJ 53 SW
sJ 5234 3296
6/155 Limekilns at N.G.R
- SJ 5234 3296
GV II
Limekilns, now disused. Circa 1806. Mixed red brick and uncoursed
sandstone rubble construction. 4 round-arched kilns. Associated with
the Prees branch of the Ellesmere Canal, which was originally intended
to reach Prees Higher Heath but instead terminated at Quina Brook, where
a wharf was built c.1806. Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands
(3rd edn. 1985) pp.177-8.


Listing NGR: SJ5235732963

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