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Allenshead and Dirt Pot (Allendale)

This is a planned industrial village, built mainly in the early 19th century. It was a showplace headquarters for the Blackett-Beaumont lead industry and was equipped with mine, smelt mill, shop, school, public house and houses for mine workers.

Reference number:N7187
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Allendale

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