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Pithead Baths at Lynemouth Colliery Including Offices and Canteen (Now the Medical Wing)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lynemouth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2074 / 55°12'26"N

Longitude: -1.5339 / 1°32'1"W

OS Eastings: 429761

OS Northings: 590452

OS Grid: NZ297904

Mapcode National: GBR K8Q7.Q2

Mapcode Global: WHC2M.DCTR

Entry Name: Pithead Baths at Lynemouth Colliery Including Offices and Canteen (Now the Medical Wing)

Listing Date: 18 December 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238194

Location: Lynemouth, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Lynemouth

Built-Up Area: Lynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Cresswell and Lynemouth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

LYNEMOUTH LYNEMOUTH COLLIERY
NZ 29 SE
Pithead baths at Lynemouth
8/51 Colliery including offices
and canteen (now medical
wing)
II

The grade shall be amended to read: Grade II* (star).

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LYNEMOUTH LYNEMOUTH COLLIERY
NZ 29 SE
8/51 Pithead baths at
Lynemouth Colliery including
offices and canteen (now
II medical wing)

Pithead baths (including offices and canteen, now medical wing). 1938 by
F.G. Frizzell. Pebbledashed over white brick. Roofs part concrete slab, part
glazed (over baths section) behind parapet. Irregular plan, Modern Movement
style. Group of blocks of varying height round tall central tower with
rounded, glazed stair turret. Walls mainly sheer, with plinth and slight roof
projection. Long block on east of tower (ingoing locker room) has central
south projection with glazed, banded steel double door under high strip of
windows beneath eaves overhang. Taller storeroom to west has similar doors in
2 recessed banded glazed bays; and abuts on south-east corner of tower. Similar
double doors in base of tower. Large lower south-western canteen wing abuts on
west side of tower and has banded glazing around two sides above a projecting
sill. Slightly-projecting 3-bay office section to north has steel cross casements;
on its return another casement and a door with hollow-chamfered jambs and flat
hood. Taller bath block behind. Wave pattern on rainwater heads.

Interior: walls and doors in canteen/office section flush, with some tiling,
possibly renewed. Single architrave moulding to doors. Exposed service piping
throughout. Baths section; ingoing ('dirty end') and outgoing ('clean end')
locker rooms have slatted steel lockers with polished metal mirrors on locker
doors. Shower cubicles with white tiles, walkways with white tiles topped by
a single band of red. Stop-chamfered lintels.


Listing NGR: NZ2976190452

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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