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Adit Entrance of Swinhope Horse Level on South Bank of Swinhope Burn

A Grade II Listed Building in Allendale, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8188 / 54°49'7"N

Longitude: -2.2636 / 2°15'48"W

OS Eastings: 383160

OS Northings: 547132

OS Grid: NY831471

Mapcode National: GBR DDMQ.RD

Mapcode Global: WHB32.64CP

Entry Name: Adit Entrance of Swinhope Horse Level on South Bank of Swinhope Burn

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042934

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240286

Location: Allendale, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Allendale

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Allendale St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 84 NW LANDS COMMON TO THE SWIN HOPE
PARISHES OF ALLENDALE
AND WEST ALLEN
21/166 Adit entrance of Swinhope
Horse Level on south bank
of Swinhope Burn
II

Lead mine adit portal. Early C19. Squared rubble. Section of walling with
elliptical-arched adit portal and square locker to right. Immediately within
portal, similar lockers, probably for miners' lamps, on left and right of
passage. Swinhope Mine was in operation 1815-1872. The horse level was driven
to link up with the earlier Whimsey Shaft, working the Swinhope or Williams
Vein.


Listing NGR: NY8316047132

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