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Keldheads Lead Mine Buildings, Preston-under-Scar

Description: Keldheads Lead Mine Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 321826

OS Grid Reference: SE0795490774
OS Grid Coordinates: 407954, 490774
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3125, -1.8792

Location: Keldheads Lane, Wensley, North Yorkshire DL8 4AG

Locality: Preston-under-Scar
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4AG

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/77 Keldheads Lead Mine


Former chimney, engine house, stables and stores, now derelict. Mid C19.
Rubble. Chimney of square plan, approximately 12 metres high, with circular
hole at base, and cornice at top. Large engine house partially below road
level, with round-arched openings. Adjacent stable and stores building with
timber roof structure. Engine house for pumping engine in lead mine shaft.
After closure of Keldheads Mine in late C19 buildings converted for use by
nearby quarry, chimney then serving coal-fired electricity generating plant.

Listing NGR: SE0795490774

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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