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Disused Workshop Immediately to South of Kiln House at Jackfield Tile Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Broseley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6232 / 52°37'23"N

Longitude: -2.4642 / 2°27'50"W

OS Eastings: 368675

OS Northings: 302932

OS Grid: SJ686029

Mapcode National: GBR BX.7VF4

Mapcode Global: WH9DH.3BV9

Entry Name: Disused Workshop Immediately to South of Kiln House at Jackfield Tile Museum

Listing Date: 26 May 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437803

Location: Broseley, Shropshire, TF8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Broseley

Built-Up Area: Telford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Broseley with Benthall and Jackfield

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


9/10005 Disused workshop immediately
to south of Kiln House at
Jackfield Tile Museum


Disused workshops. Late C19, altered. For the Craven Dunnill
Tile Company. Mottled brick tiled roof. 2 storeys, 7:2 bays.
Bays 1 and 2 each have large, original opening beneath wooden
lintel and relieving arch (bay 2 opening infilled). 2 square-
headed openings inserted on right. Original segmentally-arched
opening to bay 6 and 2 other segmentally-arched windows. 1st
floor: each bay has original window with chamfered brick sill
to casement with glazing bars under segmental arch. Bay 8
projects and has vertically boarded structure to 1st floor. Bay
9 with arched 1st floor window and external wooden staircase on
right return.
This building housed an early, gas-fired tunnel kiln through
which tile batches were drawn on trolleys. The 1st floor rooms
at right end housed Mosaic Rooms where women chopped strips of
file into "tesserae" and pasted them onto sheets of paper to form
mosaic floor patterns.

Listing NGR: SJ6867502932

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

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