Greenside Lead Mine, Glenridding, Patterdale, Eden - Lake District (NP)

Extensive remains of lead mine. Some consolidation works have been carried out by the Lake District National Park Authority. The results of a condition survey commissioned by Historic England in 2015 is informing a Conservation Management Plan for future repairs.

Greenside Lead Mine, Glenridding, Patterdale, Eden - Lake District (NP)
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Greenside lead mines, ore works and smelt mill
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1015654
  • Local Planning Authority: Lake District (NP)
  • Site Type: Industrial > Mining industry site


  • Building Name: Greenside Lead Mine
  • Locality: Glenridding
  • County: Cumbria
  • District / Borough: Eden
  • Parish: Patterdale
  • National Park: Lake District (NP)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Penrith and The Border
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Local authority