NATIONAL COAL BOARD WORKSHOPS: MACHINE SHOP AND SURFACE LOCOMOTIVE SHOP

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1354968
Date first listed:
15-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
NATIONAL COAL BOARD WORKSHOPS: MACHINE SHOP AND SURFACE LOCOMOTIVE SHOP, PHILADELPHIA LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NATIONAL COAL BOARD WORKSHOPS: MACHINE SHOP AND SURFACE LOCOMOTIVE SHOP, PHILADELPHIA LANE

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 33636 52539

Details

NZ35SW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING PHILADELPHIA LANE (east side) 4/60 (Inset) Philadelphia.

N.C.B. Workshops : machine shop and surface locomotive shop.

G.V. II

Workshops. Dated 1882, for Lambton Colliery Company. Some alterations. Brick with quoins, Welsh slate roof with stone copings, roll-moulded at apex, and curved kneelers. Double span, one tall storey. 4-window end. 2 builds of 9 and 4 bays. West end : 2 brick-panelled gabled bays hold 2 sliding vehicle doors (one modern) and double door under round gauged brick arch between. Similar arches to 4 tall fixed windows, with glazing bars and pivoted lights, above. Clock face central at left and flagpole at right. Datestone between gables. Similar windows on return; second build with upper row. Hexagonal roof vent has louvred elliptical-headed openings and ogee lead cupola with ball and spear finial. Interior : fish-bellied crane in northern block; balcony at east end.

Listing NGR: NZ3363652539

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
303216
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: 19 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/14820/34
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