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Wall Hey Pit Furnace Ventilation Chimney, Aspull

Description: Wall Hey Pit Furnace Ventilation Chimney

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 213571

OS Grid Reference: SD6100608766
OS Grid Coordinates: 361006, 408766
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5740, -2.5903

Location: 105 Haigh Road, Aspull WN2 1US

Locality: Aspull
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WN2 1US

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Listing Text

SD 60 NW
(north-east side)
6/15 Wall Hey Pit
16.5.78 Chimney (formerly
listed in the Civil Parish
of Haigh)

Ventilation chimney to Wall Hey Pit Furnace. 1840. Stretcher
bond brick square, with clasping pilasters at each corner
forming a recessed face to each side with expressed plinth,
apex drip mould and staggered cornice. Capping missing, all
openings closed. Pitshaft 645 feet deep. This type of
chimney was once common in the C19 and has since become rare
following the technical development of mechanical fans.Mines
and Miners of South Lancashire, J. Lane (No. 4).

Listing NGR: SD6100608766

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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