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Smelt Mill Chimney, Langleydale and Shotton

Description: Smelt Mill Chimney

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111413

OS Grid Reference: NZ0860324914
OS Grid Coordinates: 408603, 524914
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6193, -1.8683

Location: Dent Gate Lane, Langleydale and Shotton, Durham DL13 5SA

Locality: Langleydale and Shotton
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 5SA

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Listing Text

NZ 02 SE
8/49 Smelt mill chimney


Lead smelting mill chimney. Probably early C19; for 3rd Earl of Darlington.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. Very tall, tapered round
chimney with cornice and blocking course. Shouldered head to low opening on
east; blocked rectangular opening on west about 2 metres above ground level
has probably had corbelled head under flat stone lintel. Interior: stone-
lined except for yellow brick barrel vault to tunnel from east opening.

Source: J. Bailey, A General View of the Agriculture of Co. Durham, 1813, p.37.

Listing NGR: NZ0860324914

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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