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Former Lead Mine Circa 300 Metres North East of Dene Howl Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Healeyfield, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8349 / 54°50'5"N

Longitude: -1.8903 / 1°53'25"W

OS Eastings: 407143

OS Northings: 548902

OS Grid: NZ071489

Mapcode National: GBR HD7J.KM

Mapcode Global: WHB31.YQ0V

Entry Name: Former Lead Mine Circa 300 Metres North East of Dene Howl Farm

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350556

Location: Healeyfield, County Durham, DH8

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Healeyfield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Castleside

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HEALEYFIELD HEALEYFIELD LANE
NZ 04 NE NZ 07164890 (North side, off)

4/50 Former lead mine
c.300 metres north-
east of Dene Howl
Farm

GV II

Remains of lead mine. Probably mid C19. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar
dressings; roofless. Ruin of rectangular building, with flat stone lintel over
wood jambs of empty door on west side, survives to maximum height of c.3 metres.

This stands on earth platform held by 2-metre-high retaining wall, with vertical
stone coping, in which an arch at south has voussoirs. Interior of tunnel
visible to several metres. A rare survivor of a major industry in the area.

Derelict at time of survey.


Listing NGR: NZ0714348902

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