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Fan House and Chimney at the Former New Hawne Colliery

A Grade II* Listed Building in Belle Vale, Dudley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4596 / 52°27'34"N

Longitude: -2.0647 / 2°3'53"W

OS Eastings: 395697

OS Northings: 284632

OS Grid: SO956846

Mapcode National: GBR 2DD.SYP

Mapcode Global: VH9Z0.5F9T

Entry Name: Fan House and Chimney at the Former New Hawne Colliery

Listing Date: 8 October 1975

Last Amended: 5 October 2004

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359807

Location: Dudley, B63

County: Dudley

Electoral Ward/Division: Belle Vale

Built-Up Area: Halesowen

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Halas

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


727/2/47 HAYSEECH
08-OCT-75 FAN HOUSE AND CHIMNEY AT THE FORMER NE
W HAWNE COLLIERY

GV II*
The existing listing description should be replaced with the following:


Coal pit fan house. 1865. Red brick with white brick dressings and slate roof. Single-storeyed. The fan house is a rare survival of a building containing a once-common Guibal fan and is considered to be unique in that the building provides the earliest surviving example of large-scale surface induced ventilation applied to a Black Country colliery. The fan house is squat, with a round-arched window opening which has white brick voussoirs. Slate roof and parapets to the gabled ends. A square chimney adjoins having a cornice on shaped brick corbels and recessed, cambered-headed panels to one flank. Disused and partly ruinous.

Winding engine house at the former New Hawne Colliery, Fan house and chimney at
the former New Hawne Colliery and Offices, Workshops and Stores at the former
New Hawne Colliery form a group.

As a consequence of the English Heritage MPP survey the rarity of this type of building has become clear and the fan house is now considered to merit the upgrading to II*.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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