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Fan House to West of Shaft No 2, Ashington

Description: Fan House to West of Shaft No 2

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235915

OS Grid Reference: NZ2892188411
OS Grid Coordinates: 428921, 588411
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1891, -1.5473

Location: A197, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE63 9YG

Locality: Ashington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE63 9YG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Woodhorn Colliery, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

NZ 28 NE

2/44 Fan House to west
22/5/86 of shaft No. 2


Fan house, dated 1900 above west door. Yellow Ashington brick with gauged
arches to door and windows. Welsh slate roof with concrete capping to fan
chambers. Single-storey building with square ventilation tower at east end
flanked by fan chambers on east and south. North elevation 1 storey, 3 bays;
bays defined by pilasters rising to stepped-and-cogged eaves cornice. Arched
windows in end bays have radial heads and metal-framed casements. To left is
flat-topped tower with stepped-and-cogged frieze and to far left fan chamber
with small boarded door. Right return shows half-glazed door under round arch.
Rear elevation shows similar fenestration and fan chamber with curved roof
adjoining tower.

Capel fan in working order.

Listing NGR: NZ2892188411

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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