THROSTON ENGINE HOUSE AND WALL ADJOINING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1250389
Date first listed:
21-Apr-1983
Statutory Address:
THROSTON ENGINE HOUSE AND WALL ADJOINING, OLD CEMETERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THROSTON ENGINE HOUSE AND WALL ADJOINING, OLD CEMETERY ROAD

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

District:
Hartlepool (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ5191434399

Details

NZ 53 SW 4/84 21.4.83

HARTLEPOOL OLD CEMETERY ROAD, Headland Throston Engine House and wall adjoining.

II

Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Clifton Street. Housing for hauling engine, 1830's, limestone ashlar; gabled Welsh slate roof added later after removal of header tank. Single storey, with basement fully exposed on south-east and north-east sides, other two sides concealed by railway embankment. Each face has Tuscan pilasters and clasping pilasters, rising from floor string, and with entablature. Rebuilt gables to north-east and south-west sides, which together with south-east side are each of 3 bays. 2 windows and central doorway to south-west side; 3 windows to south-east side, all round-headed, with moulded architraves continued to floor string, and lacking doors and glazing. 4 blocked round-headed openings, that to left being later, on south-east face of basement. Lower part of north-west side obscured by remains of contemporary adjoining building, above which, pilasters define single-bay returns on this side, at each end. Extending from north angle: a low wall, with string course below parapet, of 2 bays defined by single pilaster strip on north-east face, and having 2 round-headed openings without glazing. Contains remains of bed of hauling engine used to draw coal wagons up railway incline to top of former coal staithes. Dispute between railway companies over use of these coal-shipping facilities was major factor leading to founding of new town of West Hartlepool in 1840's.

Listing NGR: NZ5191434399

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
432706
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: 09 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01292/05
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