button to main menu   Old Cumbria Gazetteer
placename:- Adgarley Ironworks
locality:- Stainton with Adgarley
parish Urswick parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- SD2472
10Km square:- SD27

1Km square SD2472

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P041, button   goto source.
Page 41:-
... At Adgarly the new iron-works are carried on under the old workings. The richest ore is found here in immense quantities: one hundred and forty tons have been raised at one shaft in twenty-four hours. ...
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

button to lakes menu  Lakes Guides menu.