Description: National Coal Board Workshops Winding and Cable Repair Shops
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303215
OS Grid Reference: NZ3369652541
OS Grid Coordinates: 433696, 552541
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8665, -1.4765
NZ35SW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING PHILADELPHIA LANE (east side)
4/59 (Inset) Philadelphia.
N.C.B. Workshops : winding
and cable repair shops.
Workshops. Circa 1882 for Lambton Colliery Company. Painted brick; Welsh
slate roof with flat stone gable coping, curved kneelers, and 2 corniced ridge
chimneys, one at north end.. One high storey; 3 windows by 17 in 2 builds, 12
and 5. North elevation : 3 brick panels contain modern door and 2 wide, round-
headed windows with metal glazing bars under gauged brick arches with impost
blocks and keystones; projecting cills to these and to upper row of 3 similar
windows. Keyed ox-eye window in brick panel in gable peak. Ground floor canted
corner at right with first floor corbelled out above.
Listing NGR: NZ3369652541
Source: English Heritage
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