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Knocking Wall at High Sharnberry Lead Mine, Eggleston

Description: Knocking Wall at High Sharnberry Lead Mine

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111824

OS Grid Reference: NZ0111731338
OS Grid Coordinates: 401117, 531338
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6771, -1.9842

Location: Eggleston, Durham

Locality: Eggleston
County: Durham
Country: England

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Listing Text

NZ 03 SW NZ 011313
9/22 Knocking wall
at High Sharnberry
lead mine
Knocking wall at lead mine ore-dressing floor. Probably early C19. Ashlar
blocks. 2 large blocks c.0.2 metre high, 0.6 metre back to front and 0.5
metre across, forming shelf; a third, dislodged, on ground nearby. 2 wooden
pegs prop rubble packing stones below front edge of blocks. Shelf worn just
behind front edge by blows of hammers dressing ore. A rare example of part
of an early ore-dressing floor.

Listing NGR: NZ0111731338

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Source: English Heritage

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