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Smelt Mill Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Langleydale and Shotton, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6193 / 54°37'9"N

Longitude: -1.8683 / 1°52'5"W

OS Eastings: 408603

OS Northings: 524914

OS Grid: NZ086249

Mapcode National: GBR HHD0.BW

Mapcode Global: WHC5C.85L3

Entry Name: Smelt Mill Chimney

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111413

Location: Langleydale and Shotton, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Langleydale and Shotton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Staindrop

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 02 SE
8/49 Smelt mill chimney


Lead smelting mill chimney. Probably early C19; for 3rd Earl of Darlington.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. Very tall, tapered round
chimney with cornice and blocking course. Shouldered head to low opening on
east; blocked rectangular opening on west about 2 metres above ground level
has probably had corbelled head under flat stone lintel. Interior: stone-
lined except for yellow brick barrel vault to tunnel from east opening.

Source: J. Bailey, A General View of the Agriculture of Co. Durham, 1813, p.37.

Listing NGR: NZ0860324914

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