Rotherhopefell Ore Works, Rotherhopefell, Alston Moor - Eden

A large two storey building, the remains of lead ore and fluorspar processing plant. Originally constructed in the late C19, rebuilt by the Vieille Montagne Company circa 1912 and finally abandoned in 1947, now roofless and partly collapsed. Historic England has had discussions with the owner regarding possible reuse of the building.

Rotherhopefell Ore Works, Rotherhopefell, Alston Moor - Eden
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Rotherhopefell lead and fluorspar mines and ore works
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1015827
    Local Planning Authority:
    Eden
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Mining industry site

Location

    Building Name:
    Rotherhopefell Ore Works
    Locality:
    Rotherhopefell
    County:
    Cumbria
    District / Borough:
    Eden
    Parish:
    Alston Moor
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Penrith and The Border
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Private