Nibthwaite furnace (millpond), Colton, South Lakeland - Lake District (NP)

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Nibthwaite furnace
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1007072
  • Local Planning Authority: Lake District (NP)
  • Site Type: Industrial > Metal industry site


  • County: Cumbria
  • District / Borough: South Lakeland
  • Parish: Colton
  • National Park: Lake District (NP)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Westmorland and Lonsdale
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Archaeology
  • Condition: Generally satisfactory but with significant localised problems
  • Principal Vunerability: Natural erosion - extensive
  • Trend: Stable
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, LB grade II*

Contact Details

Sarah Howard 0161 242 1402

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England