PITHEAD BATHS AT LYNEMOUTH COLLIERY INCLUDING OFFICES AND CANTEEN (NOW THE MEDICAL WING)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1156081
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
PITHEAD BATHS AT LYNEMOUTH COLLIERY INCLUDING OFFICES AND CANTEEN (NOW THE MEDICAL WING), LYNEMOUTH COLLIERY

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Location

Statutory Address:
PITHEAD BATHS AT LYNEMOUTH COLLIERY INCLUDING OFFICES AND CANTEEN (NOW THE MEDICAL WING), LYNEMOUTH COLLIERY

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Lynemouth
National Grid Reference:
NZ 29761 90452

Details

In the entry for:

LYNEMOUTH LYNEMOUTH COLLIERY NZ 29 SE Pithead baths at Lynemouth 8/51 Colliery including offices and canteen (now medical wing) II

The grade shall be amended to read: Grade II* (star).

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LYNEMOUTH LYNEMOUTH COLLIERY NZ 29 SE 8/51 Pithead baths at Lynemouth Colliery including offices and canteen (now II medical wing)

Pithead baths (including offices and canteen, now medical wing). 1938 by F.G. Frizzell. Pebbledashed over white brick. Roofs part concrete slab, part glazed (over baths section) behind parapet. Irregular plan, Modern Movement style. Group of blocks of varying height round tall central tower with rounded, glazed stair turret. Walls mainly sheer, with plinth and slight roof projection. Long block on east of tower (ingoing locker room) has central south projection with glazed, banded steel double door under high strip of windows beneath eaves overhang. Taller storeroom to west has similar doors in 2 recessed banded glazed bays; and abuts on south-east corner of tower. Similar double doors in base of tower. Large lower south-western canteen wing abuts on west side of tower and has banded glazing around two sides above a projecting sill. Slightly-projecting 3-bay office section to north has steel cross casements; on its return another casement and a door with hollow-chamfered jambs and flat hood. Taller bath block behind. Wave pattern on rainwater heads.

Interior: walls and doors in canteen/office section flush, with some tiling, possibly renewed. Single architrave moulding to doors. Exposed service piping throughout. Baths section; ingoing ('dirty end') and outgoing ('clean end') locker rooms have slatted steel lockers with polished metal mirrors on locker doors. Shower cubicles with white tiles, walkways with white tiles topped by a single band of red. Stop-chamfered lintels.

Listing NGR: NZ2976190452

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
238194
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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