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Jane Pit Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Workington, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6351 / 54°38'6"N

Longitude: -3.5582 / 3°33'29"W

OS Eastings: 299522

OS Northings: 527779

OS Grid: NX995277

Mapcode National: GBR 3GLV.G7

Mapcode Global: WH5YP.9RWJ

Entry Name: Jane Pit Engine House

Listing Date: 13 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72278

Location: Workington, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA14

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Workington

Built-Up Area: Workington

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Westfield St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NX 92 NE WORKINGTON MOSSBAY ROAD (West
side) Workington

5/55 Jane Pit Engine House

G.V. II

Engine house for disused Jane Pit. 1843 for the Curwen family. Hammer-dressed
calciferous and pink sandstone, with battlemented parapet and bracketed cornice,
on rectangular plinth. 3-storey, 2-bay oval tower with higher circular chimney
to rear. Doorway and windows on various levels in weathered architraves, now
all open and barred. Chimney has brick-arched stoke holes at base.
Battlemented parapet below neck of chimney to match the engine house. Pumping
of this pit was discontinued in 1875.


Listing NGR: NX9952227779

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