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National Coal Board Workshops: Machine Shop and Surface Locomotive Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Shiney Row, Sunderland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303216

Location: Sunderland, DH4

County: Sunderland

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

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Listing Text

NZ35SW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING PHILADELPHIA LANE (east side)
4/60 (Inset) Philadelphia.

N.C.B. Workshops : machine shop
and surface locomotive shop.

G.V. II

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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