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Fan House to West of Shaft No 2

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1891 / 55°11'20"N

Longitude: -1.5473 / 1°32'50"W

OS Eastings: 428921

OS Northings: 588411

OS Grid: NZ289884

Mapcode National: GBR K8MF.TN

Mapcode Global: WHC2M.6TGT

Entry Name: Fan House to West of Shaft No 2

Listing Date: 22 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235915

Location: Ashington, Northumberland, NE63

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ashington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Woodhorn with Newbiggin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ASHINGTON WOODHORN COLLIERY
NZ 28 NE

2/44 Fan House to west
22/5/86 of shaft No. 2

GV II*


Fan house, dated 1900 above west door. Yellow Ashington brick with gauged
arches to door and windows. Welsh slate roof with concrete capping to fan
chambers. Single-storey building with square ventilation tower at east end
flanked by fan chambers on east and south. North elevation 1 storey, 3 bays;
bays defined by pilasters rising to stepped-and-cogged eaves cornice. Arched
windows in end bays have radial heads and metal-framed casements. To left is
flat-topped tower with stepped-and-cogged frieze and to far left fan chamber
with small boarded door. Right return shows half-glazed door under round arch.
Rear elevation shows similar fenestration and fan chamber with curved roof
adjoining tower.

Capel fan in working order.


Listing NGR: NZ2892188411

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