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Former Gasworks

A Grade II Listed Building in Farlam, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9328 / 54°55'58"N

Longitude: -2.6815 / 2°40'53"W

OS Eastings: 356429

OS Northings: 560001

OS Grid: NY564600

Mapcode National: GBR 9CQD.8J

Mapcode Global: WH800.S89S

Entry Name: Former Gasworks

Listing Date: 28 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087586

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78027

Location: Farlam, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Farlam

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Farlam St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 56 SE

2/36, 6/36 Former Gasworks


Former colliery gasworks. Dated 1883 for Messrs Thompson, lessee of the Earl of
Carlisle's collieries. Calciferous hammer-dressed sandstone, with rusticated
quoins and dressings; corrugated asbestos roof and Welsh slate, with coped
gables and kneelers. Small single-storey building with short square tapering
chimney; adjoining 2-storey tower with pyramidal roof has projecting single-
storey 2-bay extension. End entrance has been enlarged (c1920 when building was
converted to colliery foundry) with iron girder and C20 brick, date stone above
and shaped gable. Unglazed side window. Tower to right has plank door and
similar unglazed opening. Extension has plank doors. Gasworks had no external
cylinder and supplied gas for colliery works nearby. Externally complete, but
no internal fitments. Derelict at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: NY5642960001

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

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