DUDDON IRON FURNACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1068577
Date first listed:
08-Sep-1967
Statutory Address:
DUDDON IRON FURNACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DUDDON IRON FURNACE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Cumbria
District:
Copeland (District Authority)
Parish:
Millom Without
National Park:
LAKE DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SD 19662 88303

Details

MILLOM WITHOUT - SD 18 NE 13/45 Duddon Iron Furnace 8.9.67 GV II* Iron furnace for charcoal smelting. c.1737. Stone rubble. Square structure has extensions to west built into slope of ground. Deeply splayed furnace openings, that to east with iron lintels, that to south round-arched. Smaller square top structure has round-headed opening to west with long thin voussoirs and C20 inserted door, approached by C20 ramp. Rear extensions have half relieving arches and flat arched window openings, small wing to south has one remaining gable. Footings to demolished structures to south and east, wheel pit to north. Best surviving charcoal fired furnace in South Lakes district. Scheduled Ancient Monument. See Journal of Iron and Steel Institute, June 1962.



Listing NGR: SD1966288303

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
76345
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Journal of Iron and Steel Institute' in June, (1962)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 May 2002
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