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Blast Furnace on West Bank of Stocksfield Burn 150 Metres South of Wood Cottage, Broomley and Stocksfield

Description: Blast Furnace on West Bank of Stocksfield Burn 150 Metres South of Wood Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240487

OS Grid Reference: NZ0486057962
OS Grid Coordinates: 404860, 557962
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9163, -1.9257

Location: Stocksfield, Northumberland NE43 7SE

Locality: Broomley and Stocksfield
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE43 7SE

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Listing Text

NZ 05 NW NZ 04865797
10/115 Blast furnace on
west bank of Stocksfield
Burn 150 metres south
of Wood Cottage


Medieval or C17 blast furnace. Large roughly-squared stone. Trapezoidal plan;
furnace opening on north, flanked by splayed wing walls standing to 2 metres
in parts. Rear wall more ruinous.
Important industrial monument, excavated by Richardson in 1884, recently
'Furnace rediscovered - a provisional note', S.M. Lindsley. Industrial
Archaeology Review Vl No.1 (1981/2) 69-72.

Listing NGR: NZ0486057962

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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