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Engine House at Conoley Lead Mine, Cononley

Description: Engine House at Conoley Lead Mine

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323647

OS Grid Reference: SD9793646119
OS Grid Coordinates: 397936, 446119
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9112, -2.0329

Location: Cononley, North Yorkshire BD20 8EB

Locality: Cononley
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD20 8EB

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Engine House at Cononley
Lead Mine


Engine house, c 1842, probably by Stephen Eddy, for the Duke of Devonshire. Coursed
squared stone with some brick patching, roofless. Two storeys, rectangular on plan.
Ashlar quoins. West gable end has 2 pointed arched openings, one above the other,
that below larger than that above. Both with radiating voussoirs and raised keystones.
Blocked openings to sides and below which formerly housed machinery. East gable wall
has plain doorcase below timber lintel to right. Above a square opening and above
again a similar opening to centre. North side has brick blocking to former arched
opening to right. Square opening with timber lintel to centre and small blocked open-
ing above. South wall blank except for remains of rubble walling to former boiler house.
Interior has no machinery surviving. Part of a group of lead mine buildings at Cononley
which were erected by the Duke of Devonshire's agent between 1842 and 1847.

Listing NGR: SD9793646119

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Source: English Heritage

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