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Latitude: 54.8665 / 54°51'59"N
Longitude: -1.4774 / 1°28'38"W
OS Eastings: 433636
OS Northings: 552539
OS Grid: NZ336525
Mapcode National: GBR LD35.Y8
Mapcode Global: WHD5B.8YP4
Entry Name: National Coal Board Workshops: Machine Shop and Surface Locomotive Shop
Listing Date: 15 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1354968
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303216
Location: Sunderland, DH4
Electoral Ward/Division: Shiney Row
Built-Up Area: Washington
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Herrington, Penshaw and Shiney Row
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ35SW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING PHILADELPHIA LANE (east side)
4/60 (Inset) Philadelphia.
N.C.B. Workshops : machine shop
and surface locomotive shop.
Workshops. Dated 1882, for Lambton Colliery Company. Some alterations. Brick
with quoins, Welsh slate roof with stone copings, roll-moulded at apex, and
curved kneelers. Double span, one tall storey. 4-window end. 2 builds of 9
and 4 bays. West end : 2 brick-panelled gabled bays hold 2 sliding vehicle
doors (one modern) and double door under round gauged brick arch between.
Similar arches to 4 tall fixed windows, with glazing bars and pivoted lights,
above. Clock face central at left and flagpole at right. Datestone between
gables. Similar windows on return; second build with upper row. Hexagonal
roof vent has louvred elliptical-headed openings and ogee lead cupola with
ball and spear finial. Interior : fish-bellied crane in northern block;
balcony at east end.
Listing NGR: NZ3363652539
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