Description: Former Gas Works Buidlings at Gas Works Farm
Date Listed: 8 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236770
OS Grid Reference: NU1831500364
OS Grid Coordinates: 418315, 600364
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2971, -1.7131
FELTON B 6345
Former Gas Works
buildings at Gas
Gas Works, mid-C19. Squared stone with cut dressings and brick buttress;
Welsh slate roof. Rectangular retort house with outbuilding range to south.
East elevation: Retort house single storey, 2 bays. Central round-arched
doorway; semicircular window to right with iron-framed radial glazing, stone
surround and slightly-projecting sill; stable door with 4-pane overlight to
left; broad raking buttress at left end. Coped gables; broad square stack,
projecting from left return, now terminates a little above roof ridge since
brick upper part removed. To left is lower 4-bay outbuilding; former arcade
of round arches altered, except for blocked arch at right end; coped left end
Rear elevation (to road): Retort house shows 2 iron-framed semicircular
windows with cemented-over roundel between.
Interior: Retort house has roof structure entirely composed of iron rods,
to reduce fire risk.
Rare example of small rural gasworks. The outbuilding range, in poor condition
at time of survey, is included for group value.
Listing NGR: NU1831500364
Source: English Heritage
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