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

Map

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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

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 76345

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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