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Smithy to South East of Engine House at Cononley Lead Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Cononley, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9109 / 53°54'39"N

Longitude: -2.0324 / 2°1'56"W

OS Eastings: 397966

OS Northings: 446081

OS Grid: SD979460

Mapcode National: GBR GR76.ST

Mapcode Global: WHB7F.RYCQ

Entry Name: Smithy to South East of Engine House at Cononley Lead Mine

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323652

Location: Cononley, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD20

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Cononley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lothersdale Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(East Side
Smithy to south-east of Engine
House at Cononley Lead Mine


Smithy, c 1842, probably by Stephen Eddy, for the Duke of Devonshire. Coursed rubble
stone, roofless. Single bay, square in plan, originally 2 storeys, now one. North
side has doorcase to right with a plain stone lintel, stonework above missing, and
bricked-up square opening to left. Similar opening to west wall. Interior has blocked
fire place to east wall with rubble relieving arch above. Building derelict and dis-
used. Originally 2 smiths from Cornwall were employed here to repair pitwork, sharpen
machinery and drill steels. Part of a group of lead mine buildings at Cononley erected
by the Duke of Devonshire's agents between 1842 and 1847. Included for group value only.

Listing NGR: SD9796246079

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