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Adit Portal of Barneycraig Horse Level on East Bank of River West Allen

A Grade II Listed Building in West Allen, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8149 / 54°48'53"N

Longitude: -2.307 / 2°18'25"W

OS Eastings: 380370

OS Northings: 546716

OS Grid: NY803467

Mapcode National: GBR DDBR.BS

Mapcode Global: WH91X.J7NN

Entry Name: Adit Portal of Barneycraig Horse Level on East Bank of River West Allen

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240278

Location: West Allen, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: West Allen

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whitfield and Ninebanks

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 84 NW LANDS COMMON TO THE CARRSHIELD
PARISHES OF ALLENDALE
AND WEST ALLEN
21/159 Adit portal of Barneycraig
Horse Level on east bank
of River West Allen
GV II


Lead mine adit portal, probably C18. Roughly squared rubble. Round-arched
tunnel. The actual portal has fallen but the arching survives intact from
4 metres back. Barneycraig Horse Level, working the rich Barneycraig Vein,
was driven c.1760 and continued in use throughout the C19.


Listing NGR: NY8037046716

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