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Canal Salt Shed at Lion Salt Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Marston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2757 / 53°16'32"N

Longitude: -2.4953 / 2°29'43"W

OS Eastings: 367066

OS Northings: 375530

OS Grid: SJ670755

Mapcode National: GBR CZ0K.KG

Mapcode Global: WH995.MXYM

Plus Code: 9C5V7GG3+7V

Entry Name: Canal Salt Shed at Lion Salt Works

Listing Date: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57607

ID on this website: 101329876

Location: Marston, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CW9

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Marston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Great Budworth St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Building Warehouse

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2/13 Canal Salt Shed at Lion
Salt Works


Salt shed, mid C19, timber framed, weatherboarded, roof replaced in
corrugated asbestos. Gabled, approximately 30 metres by 10 metres.
Doors to Trent and Mersey Canal at one end; large loading entry from
forecourt at other end; high level loading door, with internal
platform, opening to canal bridge embankment. The horizontal boarding
is on inner side of frame with ventilation gaps between boards. Some
upper boarding has been replaced in corrugated asbestos.
The only surviving salt shed for storage and transfer of salt from a
working salt-works to canal boats.

Listing NGR: SJ6706675530

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