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Coal Drops, 110 Metres East of Soho Engine Shed, Shildon

Description: Coal Drops, 110 Metres East of Soho Engine Shed

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112199

OS Grid Reference: NZ2343825740
OS Grid Coordinates: 423438, 525740
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6263, -1.6385

Location: Dalton Crescent, Shildon, Durham DL4 1PQ

Locality: Shildon
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL4 1PQ

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Listing Text


4/83 Coal drops, 110 metres
east of Soho Engine Shed


Range of coal drops. Circa 1856. Dressed sandstone with grey brick relieving
arches. Approximately 50-metre long inclined section to left of elevated,
60-metre long section with coal drops. Inclined section has relieving arches
with open spaces beneath, some infilled by later buttressing. Elevated section
has similar relieving arches and 4 coal drops.

These coal drops were used for fuelling railway locomotives.

(Shildon S.&.D.R. Jubilee Committee, Shildon Urban Rail Trails, 1975)

Listing NGR: NZ2343825740

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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