Description: Portal to Incline Plane at Cononley Lead Mine
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
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SD 94 NE CONONLEY STOCKSHOTT LANE
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
Source: English Heritage
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