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Former Gas Works Buildings at Gas Works Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Felton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2971 / 55°17'49"N

Longitude: -1.7131 / 1°42'47"W

OS Eastings: 418315

OS Northings: 600364

OS Grid: NU183003

Mapcode National: GBR J7G5.XZ

Mapcode Global: WHC24.N4F1

Entry Name: Former Gas Works Buildings at Gas Works Farm

Listing Date: 8 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236770

Location: Felton, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Felton

Built-Up Area: Felton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Felton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 1800
(East side)
8/4/87 Felton
Former Gas Works
buildings at Gas
Works Farm

Gas Works, mid-C19. Squared stone with cut dressings and brick buttress;
Welsh slate roof. Rectangular retort house with outbuilding range to south.
East elevation: Retort house single storey, 2 bays. Central round-arched
doorway; semicircular window to right with iron-framed radial glazing, stone
surround and slightly-projecting sill; stable door with 4-pane overlight to
left; broad raking buttress at left end. Coped gables; broad square stack,
projecting from left return, now terminates a little above roof ridge since
brick upper part removed. To left is lower 4-bay outbuilding; former arcade
of round arches altered, except for blocked arch at right end; coped left end

Rear elevation (to road): Retort house shows 2 iron-framed semicircular
windows with cemented-over roundel between.

Interior: Retort house has roof structure entirely composed of iron rods,
to reduce fire risk.

Rare example of small rural gasworks. The outbuilding range, in poor condition
at time of survey, is included for group value.

Listing NGR: NU1831500364

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

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