Catcliffe Glass Cone
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member angellica
N 53° 23.498 W 001° 21.743
30U E 608899 N 5917087
Quick Description: Catcliffe Glass Cone is the oldest surviving structure of its type in Western Europe and one of only four remaining in the United Kingdom.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/24/2008 12:53:52 AM
Waymark Code: WM4H10
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Crystal Sound
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Long Description:
It was built about 1740 for William Fenney who came to set up in business here after having been manager of the glass works at Bolsterstone. The Catcliffe works eventually passed into the possession of Henry Blunn before being closed sometime between 1884 and 1887. The works briefly reopened in 1900.
Type of Oven / Kiln: Glass

Status: Historical Site

Operating Dates: 1740 - 1900

Website: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

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