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National Coal Board Workshops Winding and Cable Repair Shops, Houghton le Spring

Description: National Coal Board Workshops Winding and Cable Repair Shops

Grade: II
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

Location: Langley Street, Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland DH4 4UQ

Locality: Houghton le Spring
County: Sunderland
Country: England
Postcode: DH4 4UQ

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Listing Text

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

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Source: English Heritage

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