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Retaining Walls and Level Entrance at Sharnberry Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Eggleston, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6723 / 54°40'20"N

Longitude: -1.9816 / 1°58'53"W

OS Eastings: 401284

OS Northings: 530799

OS Grid: NZ012307

Mapcode National: GBR GGLD.SX

Mapcode Global: WHB3S.JTLJ

Entry Name: Retaining Walls and Level Entrance at Sharnberry Mine

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111826

Location: Eggleston, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Eggleston

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Eggleston

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ03SW and NZ01263078
9/24 Retaining walls and
level entrance at
Sharnberry Mine

Retaining walls and level entrance at lead mine. Probably mid C19 for London
Lead Company. Roughly-coursed and squared sandstone rubble with ashlar
dressings. Retaining wall c. 6 metres long and 1.5 metres high. At right
end, and set-back between canted retaining walls, an arch of irregular
segmental shape formed by voussoirs under a further retaining wall c. 1.5
metres high alongside path to High Sharnberry.

Listing NGR: NZ0128430799

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