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Portal to Engine Shaft at Cononley Lead Mine, Cononley

Description: Portal to Engine Shaft at Cononley Lead Mine

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323649

OS Grid Reference: SD9802446086
OS Grid Coordinates: 398024, 446086
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9109, -2.0316

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)
Portal to Engine Shaft at
Cononley Lead Mine


Portal to shaft, c 1842. Coursed rubble stone. Dry stone walling lining entrance
walls, rising to form barrel vault over the door to the shaft. Walls taper in towards
the door and stonework above the door is held up on iron and timber joists. This
passage led into a shaft which was sunk to about 480 feet, and was the principal deep
trail on the mine. It served as an access and pumping way for those stopes under the
adit level. Part of a group of lead mine buildings at Cononley erected by the Duke of
Devonshire's agents between 1842 and 1847.

Listing NGR: SD9802446086

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Source: English Heritage

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