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Latitude: 54.6323 / 54°37'56"N
Longitude: -1.6538 / 1°39'13"W
OS Eastings: 422443
OS Northings: 526401
OS Grid: NZ224264
Mapcode National: GBR JGWW.R7
Mapcode Global: WHC58.KTNQ
Entry Name: Daniel Adamsons Coach House
Listing Date: 20 February 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1365641
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112184
Location: Shildon, County Durham, DL4
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Shildon
Built-Up Area: Shildon
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Shildon
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 22 NW SHILDON BYERLEY ROAD
4/68 Daniel Adamson's
20/2/80 Coach House
Former railway coach house. Circa 1831 for Daniel Adamson. Hammer-dressed
sandstone and renewed Welsh Slate roof. Tall, single-storey building with
flush quoins. Gabled front has blocked semicircular-arched opening with flush
voussoirs and impost bands. Inserted late C20 boarded door with replaced 4-pane
sash above. Roof has renewed coped gables and shaped footstones. 2-bay left
return has low plinth and 2 similar blind arched openings. Gabled rear has similar
In 1827 Daniel Adamson pioneered a horse-drawn railway coach, Perseverance,
which ran between Shildon and Darlington. In 1831, when the Surtess Railway
was opeded, Adamson built the coach house to act as both a station and a shed.
The building is probably the earliest surviving railway coach house in the
(R.Corkin, Shilton, Cradle of the Railways, 1975)
Listing NGR: NZ2244326401
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