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

Map

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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

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 236770

Legacy System: LBS

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