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Hope Level Entrance Arch in Stanhope Dene

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7526 / 54°45'9"N

Longitude: -2.016 / 2°0'57"W

OS Eastings: 399067

OS Northings: 539737

OS Grid: NY990397

Mapcode National: GBR GFCH.B3

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.0S8Z

Entry Name: Hope Level Entrance Arch in Stanhope Dene

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404896

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Built-Up Area: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE B6278(West side,off)
NY 93 NE
Stanhope
34/136 Hope Level entrance
arch in Stanhope
Dene
II


Lead-mine entrance arch. C19. Sandstone ashlar with chamfered quoins.
Wide retaining wall contains round, keyed arch; recessed stone over arch
inscribed F/GB. Top band continuous with quoins.

Historical note: here, in 1875, Major Beaumont demonstrated his newly-invented
Diamond Rock Drill, which was used to cut the level.

Source: W. Morley Egglestone All Around Stanhope, Stanhope n.d. p. 129.


Listing NGR: NY9906739737

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