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placename:- Duddon Iron Furnace
other name:- Duddon Blast Furnace
parish Millom Without parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
ironworks; furnace; blast furnace
coordinates:- SD19668828
10Km square:- SD18

1Km square SD1988

photograph

Duddon Iron Furnace -- Millom Without -- Cumbria / -- Blast furnace and remains of other buildings. -- 17.4.2009
photograph

Duddon Iron Furnace -- Millom Without -- Cumbria / -- Blast furnace; the blowing arch on the right received the air from water driven pumps, the casting arch on the left was where the iron was tapped off. -- 17.4.2009

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 86 15)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Duddon Furnace
ironworks
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
DUDDON IRON FURNACE / / / MILLOM WITHOUT / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 76345 / SD1966288303
courtesy of English Heritage
Iron furnace for charcoal smelting. c.1737. Stone rubble. Square structure has extensions to west built into slope of ground. Deeply splayed furnace openings, that to east with iron lintels, that to south round-arched. Smaller square top structure has round-headed opening to west with long thin voussoirs and C20 inserted door, approached by C20 ramp. Rear extensions have half relieving arches and flat arched window openings, small wing to south has one remaining gable. Footings to demolished structures to south and east, wheel pit to north. Best surviving charcoal fired furnace in South Lakes district. Scheduled Ancient Monument. See Journal of Iron and Steel Institute, June 1962.

placename:- Duddon Iron Furnace
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD19668830
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
RUINED BUILDING TO WEST OF IRON FURNACE / / / MILLOM WITHOUT / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76346 / SD1961988280
courtesy of English Heritage
Charcoal barns. Early C18 with later barn to west. Stone rubble, no roof. L-plan. Earlier barn to north-east has segmental arched opening to gable end and 1st floor opening to later barn. Barn to south-west is later, built into slope of ground. 2-storey lean-to projecting to north-east and entrance with timber lintel. Inner side of south-west wall, built into ground, has large raking buttressees. 2 entrances at upper level. Inner side of north-east wall has coating of slag to central part. A Scheduled Ancient Monument.
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD19618828
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Duddon Iron Furnace -- Millom Without -- Cumbria / -- The casting arch, where iron was tapped off to cast in pigs. -- 17.4.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Duddon Iron Furnace -- Millom Without -- Cumbria / -- Blast furnace. -- 17.4.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Duddon Iron Furnace -- Millom Without -- Cumbria / -- Inside the furnace, lined with firebricks. -- 17.4.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large Duddon Iron Furnace -- Millom Without -- Cumbria / -- A window arch with long voussoirs. -- 17.4.2009

Furnace, built 1737-38.
Marshall, J D & Davies-Shiel, Michael: 1977 (2nd edn): Industrial Archaeology of the Lake Counties: Moon, Michael (Beckermet, Cumbria):: ISBN 0 904131 13 0
Bowden, Mark: 2000: Furness Iron: English Heritage:: ISBN 0 873592 47 7

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