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National Coal Board Workshops Underground Battery Locomotive Shop, Houghton le Spring

Description: National Coal Board Workshops Underground Battery Locomotive Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303214

OS Grid Reference: NZ3365252595
OS Grid Coordinates: 433652, 552595
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8670, -1.4772

Location: Freezemoor Road, Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland DH4 7BH

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

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Listing Text

4/58 (Inset) Philadelphia.

N.C.B. Workshops : Underground
battery locomotive shop.


Workshop. Circa 1882 for Lambton Colliery Company. Brick; roof of corrugated
asbestos. One high storey, 7 bays. South elevation; 7 full-height buttresses
(none at right corner); central round-headed entrance bricked up; tall round-
headed windows (heads bricked up and modern casements inserted), under smaller
round-headed windows with metal glazing bars; all arches triple rows of gauged
brick. Hipped roof. Included partly for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ3365252595

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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