SJ8858 : Hulse grating

near to Gillow Heath, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Hulse grating
Hulse grating
Set into the edge of Ox-Hey Drive, this rain-water grating was manufactured by J.C.Hulse & Co Ltd. Hulse established an ironworks on the site of a former brickworks in Dawley, Shropshire in 1947. They specialised in the production of manhole covers, gully gratings, cisterns, among other types of iron castings. After expanding in 1963 it ceased trading in 1976. For another example of their work see J5383 : Manhole cover, Groomsport pictured in Northern Ireland by Ross.
Information derived from 'Dawley: Economic history', A History of the County of Shropshire: Volume 11: Telford (1985), pp. 115-125 on British History Online at LinkExternal link .
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2011
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Sunday, 7 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 7 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Water resources 
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J.C. Hulse 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 889 585 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.4402N 2:10.0305W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 889 585
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