Disused Furnace 40 Metres South East Of Furnace Cottage

Date:
3 Jun 2003
Location:
Disused Furnace 40 Metres South East Of Furnace Cottage, B6295, Allendale, Tynedale, Northumberland, NE47 9HW
Reference:
IOE01/07651/24
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NY 84 SE ALLENDALE B6295 (West side) (Allenheads) 23/116 Disused furnace 40 metres south-east of Furnace Cottage II



Furnace chamber, mid C19. Squared rubble. Stone wall with a square-headed doorway opening into a barrel-vaulted chamber built into the hillside. A furnace here was used to draw air up an adjacent mineshaft, now capped (a semicircular embayment in the roadside wall probably represents the head of the shaft), and improve air circulation in the lead workings beneath.

Listing NGR: NY8582144567

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Robinson_Kenneth IOE Records for Robinson, Kenneth; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth Robinson. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Robinson, Kenneth

Rights Holder: Robinson, Kenneth

Keywords

Rubble, Stone, Georgian Furnace, Victorian Industrial, Lead Workings, Metal Extraction Site, Metal Industry Site, Extractive Pit, Mine Shaft, Mine Drainage And Ventilation Site, Mining Industry Site