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Railed Enclosure Beside Road, Opposite North-East Corner of Estate Offices, Allendale

Description: Railed Enclosure Beside Road, Opposite North-East Corner of Estate Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240161

OS Grid Reference: NY8608845316
OS Grid Coordinates: 386088, 545316
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8025, -2.2179

Locality: Allendale
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 9HW

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Listing Text


26/40 Railed enclosure beside
road,opposite north-east
corner of Estate Offices

Former Horse Track Entrance to Allenheads Mine, C19. Stone, cast-iron.
Rectangular enclosure with iron railings on low stone walls, mine entrance
now infilled with rubble, etc. A mine entrance of very unusual type, by
which ponies could descend a spiral incline at a gradient of 1 in 4 into
the lead mine workings.

Listing NGR: NY8608845316

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Source: English Heritage

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