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Knocking Wall at High Sharnberry Lead Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Eggleston, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6771 / 54°40'37"N

Longitude: -1.9842 / 1°59'3"W

OS Eastings: 401117

OS Northings: 531338

OS Grid: NZ011313

Mapcode National: GBR GGLC.75

Mapcode Global: WHB3S.HPCT

Entry Name: Knocking Wall at High Sharnberry Lead Mine

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111824

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

NZ 03 SW NZ 011313
9/22 Knocking wall
at High Sharnberry
lead mine
Knocking wall at lead mine ore-dressing floor. Probably early C19. Ashlar
blocks. 2 large blocks c.0.2 metre high, 0.6 metre back to front and 0.5
metre across, forming shelf; a third, dislodged, on ground nearby. 2 wooden
pegs prop rubble packing stones below front edge of blocks. Shelf worn just
behind front edge by blows of hammers dressing ore. A rare example of part
of an early ore-dressing floor.

Listing NGR: NZ0111731338

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