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Description: Blast Furnace on West Bank of Stocksfield Burn 150 Metres South of Wood Cottage
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
BROOMLEY AND STOCKSFIELD WHEELBIRKS
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
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Source: English Heritage
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