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Stone Chimney at Pentre Saeson Foundry

A Grade II Listed Building in Brymbo, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.071 / 53°4'15"N

Longitude: -3.0782 / 3°4'41"W

OS Eastings: 327858

OS Northings: 353181

OS Grid: SJ278531

Mapcode National: GBR 72.BGT2

Mapcode Global: WH77S.P2DK

Plus Code: 9C5R3WCC+9P

Entry Name: Stone Chimney at Pentre Saeson Foundry

Listing Date: 9 October 1978

Last Amended: 1 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1717

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Close to the B5102, between Brymbo and Bwlchgwyn.

County: Wrexham

Community: Brymbo

Community: Brymbo

Locality: Pentre Saeson

Traditional County: Denbighshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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The foundry was probably established in the late C18 by John Wilkinson, and the chimney is likely to be largely an original feature.


Tall circular chimney of stone rubble laid in large blocks, with capping; upper stage above capping is brick. Two semi-circular headed openings with brick dressings on opposite sides at ground level.

Reasons for Listing

An integral part of the very rare surviving small foundry complex at Pentre Saeson.

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