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Middle Level Lead Mine Water Race and Steps and Retaining Wall at Dressing Floor

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7279 / 54°43'40"N

Longitude: -2.173 / 2°10'22"W

OS Eastings: 388955

OS Northings: 536998

OS Grid: NY889369

Mapcode National: GBR FF8R.BZ

Mapcode Global: WHB3H.LFFD

Entry Name: Middle Level Lead Mine Water Race and Steps and Retaining Wall at Dressing Floor

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406647

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: St John's Chapel

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 83 NE NY 88
Daddry Shield
18/214 (inset)
Middle Level Lead
Mine water race
and steps andr
retaining wall at
dressing floor

Retaining wall with steps and water-race arch; water race walls. Circa 1868 for
Blackett-Beaumont Lead Mining Company. Coursed squared sandstone rubble with
ashlar dressings. Wall about 4 metres high and 12 metres long, with flight of
stone steps recessed in bank at left end; elliptical arch with voussoirs over
water-race. Retaining walls about 1½ metres high and 10 metres long contain

Listing NGR: NY8895536998

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

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