FORMER GAS WORKS BUILDINGS AT GAS WORKS FARM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154552
Date first listed:
08-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
FORMER GAS WORKS BUILDINGS AT GAS WORKS FARM

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER GAS WORKS BUILDINGS AT GAS WORKS FARM

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Felton
National Grid Reference:
NU 18315 00364

Details

FELTON B 6345 NU 1800 (East side) 8/4/87 Felton Former Gas Works 12/101 buildings at Gas Works Farm II

Gas Works, mid-C19. Squared stone with cut dressings and brick buttress; Welsh slate roof. Rectangular retort house with outbuilding range to south. East elevation: Retort house single storey, 2 bays. Central round-arched doorway; semicircular window to right with iron-framed radial glazing, stone surround and slightly-projecting sill; stable door with 4-pane overlight to left; broad raking buttress at left end. Coped gables; broad square stack, projecting from left return, now terminates a little above roof ridge since brick upper part removed. To left is lower 4-bay outbuilding; former arcade of round arches altered, except for blocked arch at right end; coped left end gable.

Rear elevation (to road): Retort house shows 2 iron-framed semicircular windows with cemented-over roundel between.

Interior: Retort house has roof structure entirely composed of iron rods, to reduce fire risk.

Rare example of small rural gasworks. The outbuilding range, in poor condition at time of survey, is included for group value.

Listing NGR: NU1831500364

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
236770
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12083/19
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