Description: Smithy to South East of Engine House at Cononley Lead Mine
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
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SD 94 NE CONONLEY STOCKSHOTT LANE
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
Source: English Heritage
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