Description: National Coal Board Workshops Underground Battery Locomotive Shop
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
NZ35SW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING PHILADELPHIA LANE (east side)
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
Source: English Heritage
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