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