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Engine Pond, Etherley

Description: Engine Pond

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111379

OS Grid Reference: NZ1710628324
OS Grid Coordinates: 417106, 528324
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6497, -1.7364

Location: Etherley, Durham DL14 0HT

Locality: Etherley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL14 0HT

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NE NZ 171283
(East side, off)
High Etherley
5/14 Engine pond c.20
metres west of
former waggonway


Engine pond. 1825 for Stockton and Darlington railway. Circular pond, c.8
metres across, with rubble sandstone walls; small square recess on west side;
long curved channel on east towards waggonway. A rare surviving structure on
the northern section of the railway: the stationary engine at this site stood
at the summit of the South Etherley Inclines. Pool fed by stream to west.

Sources: W.W. Tomlinson History of the North Eastern Railway, 1914, 2nd. ed;
K. Hoole, Newton Abbott 1967, pp 106-9; information D. Wilcock.

Listing NGR: NZ1710628324

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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