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Portal to Engine Shaft at Cononley Lead Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Cononley, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9109 / 53°54'39"N

Longitude: -2.0316 / 2°1'53"W

OS Eastings: 398024

OS Northings: 446086

OS Grid: SD980460

Mapcode National: GBR GR76.ZS

Mapcode Global: WHB7F.RYSP

Entry Name: Portal to Engine Shaft at Cononley Lead Mine

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323649

Location: Cononley, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD20

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Cononley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lothersdale Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SD 94 NE CONONLEY STOCKSHOTT LANE
(East Side)
2/122
Portal to Engine Shaft at
Cononley Lead Mine

GV II

Portal to shaft, c 1842. Coursed rubble stone. Dry stone walling lining entrance
walls, rising to form barrel vault over the door to the shaft. Walls taper in towards
the door and stonework above the door is held up on iron and timber joists. This
passage led into a shaft which was sunk to about 480 feet, and was the principal deep
trail on the mine. It served as an access and pumping way for those stopes under the
adit level. Part of a group of lead mine buildings at Cononley erected by the Duke of
Devonshire's agents between 1842 and 1847.


Listing NGR: SD9802446086

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