EASTERN WINDING HOUSE AND SHAFT HEAD BUILDING (WINDER AND SHAFT NO 1)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1153123
Date first listed:
22-May-1986
Statutory Address:
EASTERN WINDING HOUSE AND SHAFT HEAD BUILDING (WINDER AND SHAFT NO 1)

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Location

Statutory Address:
EASTERN WINDING HOUSE AND SHAFT HEAD BUILDING (WINDER AND SHAFT NO 1)

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ashington
National Grid Reference:
NZ 28935 88429

Details

ASHINGTON WOODHORN COLLIERY NZ 28 NE 2/43 Eastern winding house and shaft 22/5/86 head building (Winder and Shaft No. 1) GV II*



Winding house and shaft head gear, c.1894 with later alterations. Yellow Ashington brick with gauged arches to doors and windows. Roof of late C20 synthetic sheeting; shaft head gear cast iron with brick casing heightened in red brick. Rectangular 3-storey winding house with shaft to south. 3-bay side walls and 2-bay rear of winding house have bays defined by pilasters rising to stepped-and-cogged eaves cornice and large round-arched windows holding metal-framed casements; central window on east replaced by late C20 double doors onto platform. Round-arched doorways and windows to lower floors, and arched doorway onto walkway from upper floor to cage. Hipped roof with flat-topped dormer and half dormer for winding cables, and raised louvre on ridge.

Shaft head gear has skeletal frame partly encased in rectangular structure with 4 round-arched openings on east.

Sinking of shaft commenced 1894; first coal produced Feb. 13, 1901. Steam engine replaced by electric winder in 1975.

Superstructure of shaft head building and lower flat-roofed additions to west and south are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2893588429

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
235914
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 10 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/01730/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Anne Swearman. Source Historic England Archive
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