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Keldheads Lead Mine Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston-under-Scar, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3125 / 54°18'45"N

Longitude: -1.8792 / 1°52'45"W

OS Eastings: 407954

OS Northings: 490774

OS Grid: SE079907

Mapcode National: GBR HL9K.YV

Mapcode Global: WHC6Q.3VDV

Entry Name: Keldheads Lead Mine Buildings

Listing Date: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321826

Location: Preston-under-Scar, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Preston-under-Scar

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 09 SE WENSLEY KELDHEADS LANE
(east side)

6/77 Keldheads Lead Mine
Buildings

GV II


Former chimney, engine house, stables and stores, now derelict. Mid C19.
Rubble. Chimney of square plan, approximately 12 metres high, with circular
hole at base, and cornice at top. Large engine house partially below road
level, with round-arched openings. Adjacent stable and stores building with
timber roof structure. Engine house for pumping engine in lead mine shaft.
After closure of Keldheads Mine in late C19 buildings converted for use by
nearby quarry, chimney then serving coal-fired electricity generating plant.


Listing NGR: SE0795490774

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