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Blast Furnace on West Bank of Stocksfield Burn 150 Metres South of Wood Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomley and Stocksfield, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9163 / 54°54'58"N

Longitude: -1.9257 / 1°55'32"W

OS Eastings: 404860

OS Northings: 557962

OS Grid: NZ048579

Mapcode National: GBR GCZL.WF

Mapcode Global: WHB2N.DP7F

Entry Name: Blast Furnace on West Bank of Stocksfield Burn 150 Metres South of Wood Cottage

Listing Date: 18 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240487

Location: Broomley and Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Broomley and Stocksfield

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bywell St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BROOMLEY AND STOCKSFIELD WHEELBIRKS
NZ 05 NW NZ 04865797
10/115 Blast furnace on
west bank of Stocksfield
Burn 150 metres south
of Wood Cottage

II


Medieval or C17 blast furnace. Large roughly-squared stone. Trapezoidal plan;
furnace opening on north, flanked by splayed wing walls standing to 2 metres
in parts. Rear wall more ruinous.
Important industrial monument, excavated by Richardson in 1884, recently
re-examined.
'Furnace rediscovered - a provisional note', S.M. Lindsley. Industrial
Archaeology Review Vl No.1 (1981/2) 69-72.


Listing NGR: NZ0486057962

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