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Engine House Between Shafts 1 and 2, Ashington

Description: Engine House Between Shafts 1 and 2

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235916

OS Grid Reference: NZ2891288399
OS Grid Coordinates: 428912, 588399
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1890, -1.5474

Location: 10 Aged Miners Homes, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE63 9YG

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

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Listing Text

NZ 28 NE

2/45 Engine House
between shafts
22/5/86 1 and 2

Engine House, c.1900. Yellow Ashington brick with gauged arches to doors and
windows; metal-sheet roof. Rectangular single-storey building. South elevation
1 storey, 4 bays. Plinth; bays defined by pilasters rising to stepped-and-
cogged eaves cornices. Inserted doorway and round-arched windows, one blocked
and the others with radial heads and metal-framed casements. Left return shows
casement window under timber lintel; round-arched windows with metal-framed
casements to rear.

Interior: Original Jack Engine, which provided a power source auxiliary to the
main winders, survives.

Listing NGR: NZ2891288399

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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