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National Coal Board Workshops Coal Face MacHinery and Electrical Overhaul Shops, Houghton le Spring

Description: National Coal Board Workshops Coal Face MacHinery and Electrical Overhaul Shops

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303218

OS Grid Reference: NZ3362152558
OS Grid Coordinates: 433621, 552558
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8667, -1.4777

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

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

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Listing Text

4/62 (Inset) Philadelphia.

N.C.B. Workshops : coal-face
machinery and electrical
overhaul shops.


Workshops. Circa 1882, for Lambton Colliery Company. Painted brick; Welsh
slate roof. 2 storeys, 8 bays. Gauged round brick arches and stone cills to
fixed windows with glazing bars and pivoted panels. Original vehicle door in
4th bay and sliding door in sixth. Openings set in brick panels. Dog-tooth
eaves ornament; hipped roof. 6 bay stores extension in similar style. lO-bay
blacksmith's shop extension of brick and timber with asbestos roof. Pit-cage
access door under gable in 2nd bay.

Listing NGR: NZ3362152558

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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