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Limekilns at Ngr SJ 5228 3291

A Grade II Listed Building in Wem Rural, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8915 / 52°53'29"N

Longitude: -2.7104 / 2°42'37"W

OS Eastings: 352299

OS Northings: 332905

OS Grid: SJ522329

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.PVGT

Mapcode Global: WH89W.BLK5

Plus Code: 9C4VV7RQ+HR

Entry Name: Limekilns at Ngr SJ 5228 3291

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427787

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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SJ 53 SW
SJ 5228 3291
6/154 Limekilns at N.G.R.
- SJ 5228 3291
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: SJ5229932904

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