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Portal to Incline Plane at Cononley Lead Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Cononley, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9108 / 53°54'38"N

Longitude: -2.0309 / 2°1'51"W

OS Eastings: 398068

OS Northings: 446072

OS Grid: SD980460

Mapcode National: GBR GR86.3T

Mapcode Global: WHB7F.SY3S

Entry Name: Portal to Incline Plane at Cononley Lead Mine

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323651

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

(East Side)
Portal to Incline Plane at
Cononley Lead Mine


Portal to incline plane, c 1847, probably by Stephen Eddy, for the Duke of Devonshire.
Coursed squared, rock faced stone. Stone lined walls to either side leading down to
semi-circular headed portal with large voussoirs and projecting keystone. Barrel
vaulted tunnel within dressed stone near the entrance but changing to rubble stone,
about 10 yards in. Part of a group of lead mine buildings which were erected by the
Duke of Devonshire's agents between 1842 and 1847.

Listing NGR: SD9806846072

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