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Westernhope Old (Lead) Mine Dressing Floor on South Bank of West Grain

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7059 / 54°42'21"N

Longitude: -2.1252 / 2°7'30"W

OS Eastings: 392027

OS Northings: 534552

OS Grid: NY920345

Mapcode National: GBR FGL0.PV

Mapcode Global: WHB3J.BZ77

Entry Name: Westernhope Old (Lead) Mine Dressing Floor on South Bank of West Grain

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407649

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Eastgate

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 93 SW NY 920345
27/294 Westernhope Old
(Lead) Mine dressing
floor on south bank
of West Grain

Lead mine dressing floor. Probably C18. Sandstone rubble in dry construction,
and pavement of large flags. Low wall about 10 metres long, with 2-metre-wide
pavement alongside.

Historical note: Westernhope lead mines were worked for the Blackett family
between the early C18 and 1861.

Listing NGR: NY9202734552

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

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