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Lemington Cone, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Lemington Cone

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 304344

OS Grid Reference: NZ1836164572
OS Grid Coordinates: 418361, 564572
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9754, -1.7147

Location: A6085, Newburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE15 8SL

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE15 8SL

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Listing Text

NZ 16 SE NEWBURN A6085 (south side, off)

10/24 Lemington Cone
4 June 1976

G.V. II*

Glassworks, now factory. Circa 1787 for the Northumberland Glass Company. English
bond brick; renewed uppermost courses. Tall cone with 5 large segmental arches
visible on west and south sides, 2 smaller on north, bricked up and with inserted
door in north-west. Source: E. Mackenzie View of the County of Northumberland
vol. II, Newcastle 1825, p. 382. Historical note: the only surviving glasshouse
on the Tyne, famous since the early C17 for the manufacture of glass.

Listing NGR: NZ1836164572

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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