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Retaining Walls and Level Entrance at Sharnberry Mine, Eggleston

Description: Retaining Walls and Level Entrance at Sharnberry Mine

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111826

OS Grid Reference: NZ0128430799
OS Grid Coordinates: 401284, 530799
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6723, -1.9816

Location: Eggleston, Durham

Locality: Eggleston
County: Durham
Country: England

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Listing Text

NZ03SW and NZ01263078
9/24 Retaining walls and
level entrance at
Sharnberry Mine

Retaining walls and level entrance at lead mine. Probably mid C19 for London
Lead Company. Roughly-coursed and squared sandstone rubble with ashlar
dressings. Retaining wall c. 6 metres long and 1.5 metres high. At right
end, and set-back between canted retaining walls, an arch of irregular
segmental shape formed by voussoirs under a further retaining wall c. 1.5
metres high alongside path to High Sharnberry.

Listing NGR: NZ0128430799

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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