BLAST FURNACE ON WEST BANK OF STOCKSFIELD BURN 150 METRES SOUTH OF WOOD COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154816
Date first listed:
18-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
BLAST FURNACE ON WEST BANK OF STOCKSFIELD BURN 150 METRES SOUTH OF WOOD COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLAST FURNACE ON WEST BANK OF STOCKSFIELD BURN 150 METRES SOUTH OF WOOD COTTAGE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Broomley and Stocksfield
National Grid Reference:
NZ 04860 57962

Details

BROOMLEY AND STOCKSFIELD WHEELBIRKS NZ 05 NW NZ 04865797 10/115 Blast furnace on west bank of Stocksfield Burn 150 metres south of Wood Cottage

II

Medieval or C17 blast furnace. Large roughly-squared stone. Trapezoidal plan; furnace opening on north, flanked by splayed wing walls standing to 2 metres in parts. Rear wall more ruinous. Important industrial monument, excavated by Richardson in 1884, recently re-examined. 'Furnace rediscovered - a provisional note', S.M. Lindsley. Industrial Archaeology Review Vl No.1 (1981/2) 69-72.

Listing NGR: NZ0486057962

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
240487
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Industrial Archaeology Review' in Industrial Archaeology Review, , Vol. 1, (1982), 69-72

Legal

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

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