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Engine House at Conoley Lead Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Cononley, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9112 / 53°54'40"N

Longitude: -2.0329 / 2°1'58"W

OS Eastings: 397936

OS Northings: 446119

OS Grid: SD979461

Mapcode National: GBR GR76.PP

Mapcode Global: WHB7F.RY4G

Entry Name: Engine House at Conoley Lead Mine

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323647

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)
Engine House at Cononley
Lead Mine


Engine house, c 1842, probably by Stephen Eddy, for the Duke of Devonshire. Coursed
squared stone with some brick patching, roofless. Two storeys, rectangular on plan.
Ashlar quoins. West gable end has 2 pointed arched openings, one above the other,
that below larger than that above. Both with radiating voussoirs and raised keystones.
Blocked openings to sides and below which formerly housed machinery. East gable wall
has plain doorcase below timber lintel to right. Above a square opening and above
again a similar opening to centre. North side has brick blocking to former arched
opening to right. Square opening with timber lintel to centre and small blocked open-
ing above. South wall blank except for remains of rubble walling to former boiler house.
Interior has no machinery surviving. Part of a group of lead mine buildings at Cononley
which were erected by the Duke of Devonshire's agent between 1842 and 1847.

Listing NGR: SD9793646119

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