Lowwood Gunpowder Works


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Post Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Cumbria County Council

District Council

South Lakeland District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Westmorland and Lonsdale

Grid Reference

SJ348348 (334839, 483864)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.2461, -3.00009

Nearest Postcode

LA12 8AJ

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Remains of stone weir in River Leven. The weir existed by 1796-9, and may well be that erected to power Burnbarrow Forge c 1603 in which case it was disused by 1622

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