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Portal to Incline Plane at Cononley Lead Mine, Cononley

Description: Portal to Incline Plane at Cononley Lead Mine

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323651

OS Grid Reference: SD9806846072
OS Grid Coordinates: 398068, 446072
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9108, -2.0309

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 Incline Plane at
Cononley Lead Mine


Portal to incline plane, c 1847, probably by Stephen Eddy, for the Duke of Devonshire.
Coursed squared, rock faced stone. Stone lined walls to either side leading down to
semi-circular headed portal with large voussoirs and projecting keystone. Barrel
vaulted tunnel within dressed stone near the entrance but changing to rubble stone,
about 10 yards in. Part of a group of lead mine buildings which were erected by the
Duke of Devonshire's agents between 1842 and 1847.

Listing NGR: SD9806846072

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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