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Wall Hey Pit Furnace Ventilation Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Aspull, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.574 / 53°34'26"N

Longitude: -2.5903 / 2°35'25"W

OS Eastings: 361006

OS Northings: 408766

OS Grid: SD610087

Mapcode National: GBR BWC3.0J

Mapcode Global: WH97S.5FSF

Plus Code: 9C5VHCF5+JV

Entry Name: Wall Hey Pit Furnace Ventilation Chimney

Listing Date: 16 May 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213571

Location: Wigan, WN2

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Aspull New Springs Whelley

Built-Up Area: Aspull

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Haigh and Aspull St David

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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SD 60 NW
(north-east side)
6/15 Wall Hey Pit
16.5.78 Chimney (formerly
listed in the Civil Parish
of Haigh)

Ventilation chimney to Wall Hey Pit Furnace. 1840. Stretcher
bond brick square, with clasping pilasters at each corner
forming a recessed face to each side with expressed plinth,
apex drip mould and staggered cornice. Capping missing, all
openings closed. Pitshaft 645 feet deep. This type of
chimney was once common in the C19 and has since become rare
following the technical development of mechanical fans.Mines
and Miners of South Lancashire, J. Lane (No. 4).

Listing NGR: SD6100608766

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