ASTLEY GREEN MINING MUSEUM WINDING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1163357

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: ASTLEY GREEN MINING MUSEUM WINDING HOUSE, HIGHER GREEN LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ASTLEY GREEN MINING MUSEUM WINDING HOUSE, HIGHER GREEN LANE

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: SJ7046199974

Details

SJ 79 NW 7/51

TYLDESLEY HIGHER GREEN LANE (east side) Astley Green Mining Museum winding house G.V. II

Pit-head winding house, now museum. Brick with slate roof. 7 x 3 bays. Each bay has a round-arched window with iron glazing bars within a recessed panel. Decorative brick eaves band. Roundel panel in each gable. Doors in central bay on east side and C20 patent glazing windows to the south through which the drive ropes originally ran. Glazed tiles and quarry-tile floor inside. The twin tandem compound steam engine is the largest of its kind in Lancashire. It turned a bi-cylindro conical winding drum. The machinery is virtually complete and incorporates minor alterations of various dates to comply with statutory safety requirements including a brake engine.

Listing NGR: SJ7046199974

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 213520

Legacy System: LBS

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