Augill Lead Mine Smelting Mill, Stainmore / Brough - Eden

C19 lead smelting building containing the remains of furnaces. Roof removed in mid-C20. Emergency repairs were carried out to the lintel over the door in 2005. Proposals to remove trees and undergrowth from around the monument are under discussion but no solution to the structural problems has yet been agreed.

Augill Lead Mine Smelting Mill, Stainmore / Brough - Eden
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Augill lead smelting mill, later iron roasting plant, associated reservoir, leats, flue and chimney and a Roman signal station immediately E of Augill Bridge
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1019763
  • Local Planning Authority: Eden
  • Site Type: Industrial > Metal industry site

Location

  • Building Name: Augill Lead Mine Smelting Mill
  • County: Cumbria
  • District / Borough: Eden
  • Parish: Stainmore / Brough
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Penrith and The Border
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)

Contact Details

Sarah Howard 0161 242 1402

Next steps

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