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Duddon Iron Furnace

A Grade II* Listed Building in Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.284 / 54°17'2"N

Longitude: -3.2355 / 3°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 319662

OS Northings: 488303

OS Grid: SD196883

Mapcode National: GBR 5LVX.B1

Mapcode Global: WH71Q.8LJ4

Plus Code: 9C6R7QM7+JQ

Entry Name: Duddon Iron Furnace

Listing Date: 8 September 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068577

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76345

Location: Millom Without, Copeland, Cumbria, LA20

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Millom Without

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Thwaites St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 18 NE
Duddon Iron Furnace
Iron furnace for charcoal smelting. c.1737. Stone rubble. Square structure
has extensions to west built into slope of ground. Deeply splayed furnace
openings, that to east with iron lintels, that to south round-arched. Smaller
square top structure has round-headed opening to west with long thin voussoirs
and C20 inserted door, approached by C20 ramp. Rear extensions have half
relieving arches and flat arched window openings, small wing to south has one
remaining gable. Footings to demolished structures to south and east, wheel pit
to north. Best surviving charcoal fired furnace in South Lakes district.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. See Journal of Iron and Steel Institute, June 1962.

Listing NGR: SD1966288303

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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