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Healeyfield or Castleside Lead Smelt Mill Flues, Castleside (Castleside)

Healeyfield lead smelt mill worked from 1805 to 1913. The mill buildings have been destroyed, but the remains of the flues can still be seen. This used to be a Scheduled Ancient Monument protected by law but was de-scheduled in 1997 by English Heritage.

Reference number:D794
Historical period: Georgian (1714 to 1830)
Mid 20th Century (1933 to 1966)
Event(s):Durham SAMs Project 1991; Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England
Land of Oak and Iron Project Historic Environment Audit 2014; North of England Civic Trust

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Source of Reference
Local History of Castleside

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