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Ventilation Furnace

A Grade II Listed Building in Bitton, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.4378 / 51°26'15"N

Longitude: -2.4468 / 2°26'48"W

OS Eastings: 369040

OS Northings: 171068

OS Grid: ST690710

Mapcode National: GBR JX.NR70

Mapcode Global: VH88X.J4V4

Entry Name: Ventilation Furnace

Listing Date: 14 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350675

Location: Bitton, South Gloucestershire, BS30

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Bitton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Warmley Syston and Bitton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

Ventilation Furnace

Former ventilation furnace and chimney of Golden Valley coal mine. C1840-50, restored
1984 by the Bristol Industrial Archaeological Society. Tapered chimney of random stone
rubble with brick capping. Brick lined furnace. The ventilation furnace was designed
to draw up foul air from the underground workings of the mine, and is reputed to be
the oldest of its kind.

Listing NGR: ST6904071068

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

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