ENGINE HOUSE AT SCREMERSTON OLD MINE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1370957
Date first listed:
18-Aug-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
ENGINE HOUSE AT SCREMERSTON OLD MINE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ENGINE HOUSE AT SCREMERSTON OLD MINE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ancroft
National Grid Reference:
NU 01015 48463

Summary

Colliery winding-engine house, 1840.

History

The Jack Tar pit at Scremerston Colliery (originally known as Greenwich Colliery) was sunk in 1840. In 1873 it was being worked by the Scremerston and Shoreswood Coal Co. (previously Messrs Johnson and Carr) but closed in 1878. It was re-opened in 1913 but it does not appear that any coal was produced.

Details

Colliery winding-engine house for a beam engine. 1840 for the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital. Dressed stone. Roofless..

2-storeys, 3 bays. Boarded door to left in alternating-block surround has fanlight with intersecting glazing bars. Windows have mainly lost their joinery.

Projecting chimney base on south side has no openings except 2 low, round, blocked brick arches at ground level.



This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/06/2014.

Formerly listed as Scremerstone Old Mine.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
237902
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
, accessed from http://sihs.co.uk/features-coal.htm

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: 13 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00830/28
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