Description: Engine House at Sj 866 568
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 275225
OS Grid Reference: SJ8671056819
OS Grid Coordinates: 386710, 356819
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1084, -2.2000
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BIDDULPH C.P. BIDDULPH ROAD
SJ 85 NE
7/20 Engine House at
- SJ 866 568
Engine house serving coal mine (now disused). Early to mid-C19, with
C20 alterations. Rough chisel-dressed and squared, coursed rubble;
corrugated roof (that part remaining at time of resurvey, November
1984). 'L'-shaped plan of engine house and attached lower wing of stables
or workshops; winding house beyond, in foundations only. 2-storey,
3-window front; chamfered eaves course; round-arch, cast-iron casements
to both levels. Arched entry to south-east adjacent to single-storey
workshop and/or stabling; chamfered eaves bands; small round-arch
casements flank 2 arched entries (now blocked) towards centre; remains
of winding house to south-east end. Single-storey wing and winding
house directly face mine shaft, approximately 25m to north-east.
The earlier workings at Biddulph are situated on the hillside, later
mines moved into the valley.
Listing NGR: SJ8660056800
Source: English Heritage
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