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DIXONS CHIMNEY AT SHADDON MILL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: DIXONS CHIMNEY AT SHADDON MILL

List entry Number: 1196919

Location

DIXONS CHIMNEY AT SHADDON MILL, JUNCTION STREET

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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Nov-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Apr-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 386774

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History

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Details

CARLISLE

NY3855 JUNCTION STREET 671-1/9/184 (North side) 13/11/72 Dixon's Chimney at Shaddon Mill (Formerly Listed as: JUNCTION STREET Chimney shaft at Shaddon Mill)

GV II*

Chimney for adjoining Shaddon Mill. 1836 for Peter Dixon by Richard Tattersall. English bond brickwork with flush red sandstone quoins. Octagonal tapering shaft without plinth or cap; iron tie-bands at the top and bottom. Over 100 metres high and when built was the largest chimney in the country. Carlisle Journal (1836) records the laying of the last stone on the chimney. Damaged by lightning in 1931 and it was necessary to take off the top 10 metres in 1950 for safety reasons. Now about 270 feet tall. In a prominent position at road junction and a recognisable landmark visible for many miles around. (Carlisle Journal: 29 October 1836).

Listing NGR: NY3946255644

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Carlisle Journal' in 29 October, (1836)

National Grid Reference: NY 39462 55644

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