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National Coal Board Workshops Office Block, Houghton le Spring

Description: National Coal Board Workshops Office Block

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303213

OS Grid Reference: NZ3372152630
OS Grid Coordinates: 433721, 552630
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8673, -1.4761

Locality: Houghton le Spring
County: Sunderland
Country: England
Postcode: DH4 7BG

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Listing Text

4/57 (Inset) Philadelphia.

N.C.B. Workshops :
office block.


Offices. Circa 1882 for Lambton Colliery Company. Brick with stone dressings;
Welsh slate roof. One storey, 7 bays in 2 builds, 6 + 1. No. 3 has glazed
double door under margined rectangular fanlight in raised surround with
bracketed cornice projecting at sides; No. 4 has a sashed projecting bay;
other windows elliptical-headed sashes with glazing bars under gauged brick
arches with ram's-head keyblocks; projecting stone cills. Similar window in
keyed-in second build at left. Hipped roof has red ridge tiles and 3 transverse
ridge chimneys of which left 2 are truncated.

Listing NGR: NZ3372152630

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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