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Smithy to South East of Engine House at Cononley Lead Mine, Cononley

Description: Smithy to South East of Engine House at Cononley Lead Mine

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323652

OS Grid Reference: SD9796646081
OS Grid Coordinates: 397966, 446081
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9109, -2.0324

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
Smithy to south-east of Engine
House at Cononley Lead Mine


Smithy, c 1842, probably by Stephen Eddy, for the Duke of Devonshire. Coursed rubble
stone, roofless. Single bay, square in plan, originally 2 storeys, now one. North
side has doorcase to right with a plain stone lintel, stonework above missing, and
bricked-up square opening to left. Similar opening to west wall. Interior has blocked
fire place to east wall with rubble relieving arch above. Building derelict and dis-
used. Originally 2 smiths from Cornwall were employed here to repair pitwork, sharpen
machinery and drill steels. Part of a group of lead mine buildings at Cononley erected
by the Duke of Devonshire's agents between 1842 and 1847. Included for group value only.

Listing NGR: SD9796246079

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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