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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
Entry Name: Duddon Iron Furnace
Listing Date: 8 September 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068577
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76345
Location: Millom Without, Copeland, Cumbria, LA20
Civil Parish: Millom Without
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Thwaites St Anne
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
MILLOM WITHOUT -
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
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