NATIONAL COAL BOARD CENTRAL GARAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1299853
Date first listed:
15-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
NATIONAL COAL BOARD CENTRAL GARAGE, VOLTAGE TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NATIONAL COAL BOARD CENTRAL GARAGE, VOLTAGE TERRACE

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 33467 52022

Details

NZ35SW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING VOLTAGE TERRACE 4/70 Philadelphia.

N.C.B. Central Garage.

G.V. II

Power station, now workshops. Circa 1906 for Durham Collieries Power Company. Yellow brick with red brick dressings; roofing felt. Basement and one high storey; 9 bays x 3. Gable to street : basement in mound; 3 brick panels, containing tall round-headed metal windows with pivoting lights flanking blocked-in vehicle entrance under blocked-in window; 4-keystoned ox-eye window over; gable peak contains group of 7 panels. Left return has vehicle entrance doors to basement; no windows; 18 corbels at original eaves level and dentilled eaves. Interior : cast iron balcony along south side with cast iron staircases to ground and basement. Historical note : incorporated into NESCO system by 1911. Source, S. M. Linsley "Industrial Archaeology of Electricity around Tyne and Wear' in proceedings of the Fourth Institution of Electrical Engineers' Meeting on the History of Electrical Engineering, Durham 1976, pp,ll-18.

Listing NGR: NZ3346752022

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
303226
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Linsley, S M, 'Proceedings of the Fourth Institution of Electrical Engineers' in Industrial Archaeology Of Electricity Around Tyne And Wear, (1976), 11-18

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: 19 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/01836/07
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