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Old Smelting Mill 200 Metres South-West of Dukesfield Mill Bridge, Hexhamshire

Description: Old Smelting Mill 200 Metres South-West of Dukesfield Mill Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240660

OS Grid Reference: NY9412657971
OS Grid Coordinates: 394126, 557971
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9164, -2.0931

Location: Hexhamshire Low Quarter, Northumberland NE46 1SG

Locality: Hexhamshire
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 1SG

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Listing Text

NY 95 NW NY 941580

8/289 Old smelting mill
200 metres south-
west of Dukesfield
Mill bridge.


Remains of lead smelting mill, late C18. Coursed roughly-squared stone
with dressings, soffits of arches lined with brick (header bond). A
length of 4-metre thick wall pierced by 2 tall pointed arches with
square-section hoodmoulds, beyond which the wall changes direction to run
up the steep valley side.

The only remnant of the important Dukesfield Smelting Mill; possibly the
superstructure carrying the flues from the smelting furnaces to a
chimney further up the valley side.

Listing NGR: NY9412657971

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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