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WINDING ENGINE HOUSE AND BOILER HOUSE AT THE COLLIERY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WINDING ENGINE HOUSE AND BOILER HOUSE AT THE COLLIERY

List entry Number: 1120965

Location

WINDING ENGINE HOUSE AND BOILER HOUSE AT THE COLLIERY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Urpeth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Dec-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109405

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

URPETH BEAMISH OPEN-AIR MUSEUM NZ 25 SW 219543 3/61 Winding engine house and boiler house at The Colliery 11.12.70 II

Winding engine house and boiler house. Previously listed at Chophill, Beamish Colliery (2nd. Pit). Built 1855, moved and rebuilt at Beamish Open Air Museum in 1974. Coursed stone with squared stone and brick dressings; Welsh slate roofs.

Tall, rectangular-plan, gable-fronted engine house. Flush quoins. Scattered openings; some under segmental relieving arches of brick. 2 wood corbels set high on front supported an A-frame wooden headstock (headstock dismantled at time of survey and to be replaced). Low-pitched roof with coped gables.

Single-storey boiler house on rear has later external brick stairway on left return; several 8-pane fixed lights and a boarded door; roof hipped at rear.

The engine house is the only surviving example in the County of a type once common in the Northern coalfield. ,

(F. Atkinson, Industrial Archaeology in the North-East of England, 1974).

Listing NGR: NZ2198054327

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Atkinson, F, The Industrial Archaeology of North East England, (1974)

National Grid Reference: NZ 21980 54327

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