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Old Gang Smelt Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Reeth, Fremington and Healaugh, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4003 / 54°24'0"N

Longitude: -2.0409 / 2°2'27"W

OS Eastings: 397441

OS Northings: 500532

OS Grid: NY974005

Mapcode National: GBR GK5K.YD

Mapcode Global: WHB53.MNBK

Entry Name: Old Gang Smelt Mill

Listing Date: 9 December 1969

Last Amended: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295727

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322273

Location: Reeth, Fremington and Healaugh, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Reeth, Fremington and Healaugh

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

9/187 Old Gang Smelt Mill (formerly
listed as Old Gang Mill with
9.12.69 (Flue and Chimney)

Lead smelting mill, and flue and subsidiary buildings. Late C18 and early
C19. Coursed rubble. Earlier building complex on terrace to north of
later buildings in valley bottom. Plan of earlier mill obscure. Later mill
has main building with wheelhouse to left and slag hearth and 3 ore hearths
to right. A roasting hearth is housed in a separate building to the right.
The building to the extreme right hasaformer silver hearth. The flue leads
from the ore hearths via the older mill up the hillside to remains of
chimney. The buildings were ruinous at the time of the resurvey, though
standing in places to roof height. The tall square section chimney to the
silver hearth remains intact. A Scheduled Ancient Monument (number 1227)

Listing NGR: NY9744100532

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