HOUGHTON MINES RESCUE STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1268411
Date first listed:
16-Nov-2000
Statutory Address:
HOUGHTON MINES RESCUE STATION, HETTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOUGHTON MINES RESCUE STATION, HETTON ROAD

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 34540 48977

Details



NZ 34 NW HETTON ROAD 456/7/10001 (Northeast side) 16-NOV-00 Houghton Mines Rescue Station

II



Mines rescue station. 1913. Red brick with slate roofs. Two 2 storey blocks linked by a single storey block. Main block has rusticated brick quoins and overhanging slate roof. South front has 2 central round arched doorways with rusticated jambs. Either side are 2 narrow glazing bar windows. Above four 2-light glazing bar casement windows flanked by single narrow glazing bar windows. Left return has 2 lower windows and above 2 glazing bar casement windows. Right return has doorway to left with modern door and to right 3 graduated staircase windows, in the gable a 2-light glazing bar casement window. To rear a single storey block with two small glazing bar windows and above in the gable a Diocletian window in the set-back gable above. Back range has various glazing bar sash windows on the upper floor. INTERIOR retains crawl ways used for practising mine rescues.

Listing NGR: NZ3454048977

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
486868
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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