PEAT STORE OF KELDHEADS LEAD SMELTING MILL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130869

Date first listed: 06-Jan-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jan-1986

Statutory Address: PEAT STORE OF KELDHEADS LEAD SMELTING MILL, KELDHEADS LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PEAT STORE OF KELDHEADS LEAD SMELTING MILL, KELDHEADS LANE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Preston-under-Scar

National Grid Reference: SE 07792 90972

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 09 SE PRESTON-UNDER-SCAR KELDHEADS LANE (west side)

6/59 Peat Store of Keldheads 6/1/70 Lead Smelting Mill (Formerly listed as Keldheads Mill (former peat store))

- II

Peat store, now hay barn. Mid C19. Rubble, corrugated sheet roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Quoins. On ground floor, 4 cart openings, with semi- circular arches of rubble voussoirs. Plain openings above. The peat store is the only substantially complete building of the Keldheads Lead Smelting Mill, built c1840 and extended in 1855, which replaced an earlier mill near Preston corn mill. In 1855 the smelting mill flue, now collapsed, was extended to a length of about two miles, terminating near Cobscar Lead Smelting Mill in the parish of Redmire (q.v.). The mill ceased to function c1888. The Keldheads Mines were near Preston Mill, in the parish of Wensley (q.v.). Arthur Raistrick, The Lead Industry of Wensleydale and Swaledale, vol.2, "The Smelting Mills" (1975) pp. 101-4.

Listing NGR: SE0779290972

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 321807

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Raistrick, A, The Lead Industry of Swaledale and Wensleydale: The Mines, (1975), 101-4

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