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Newland Blast Furnace, Blacking Mill

Newland Blast Furnace, Blacking Mill, Associated Buildings and Water Management System, South Lakeland, Cumbria LA12 7QG View on map

Iron-making furnace and attached ancillary buildings, now either disused, or used as stores. Late C18 or earlier with later additions; remodelled to facilitate firing with coke, 1874, closure in 1891.


Opening Arrangements

Access to exterior at all times. Guided tours, Heritage Open Days and by prior arrangement at other times for organised groups and societies.


A590, 1 mile east of Ulverston. Rail: Ulverston (2 miles).

Parking Spaces


On street nearby.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes