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Brittains Colliery Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ripley, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0616 / 53°3'41"N

Longitude: -1.3815 / 1°22'53"W

OS Eastings: 441543

OS Northings: 351774

OS Grid: SK415517

Mapcode National: GBR 7DR.5HP

Mapcode Global: WHDG8.R99R

Entry Name: Brittains Colliery Engine House

Listing Date: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79109

Location: Ripley, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE5

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Ripley

Built-Up Area: Alfreton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ironville Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

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4/65 Brittains Colliery Engine


Engine house. c1848. Red brick with blue brick dressings and slate roof with wide
eaves. Single storey, 2 bays. Each side has two semi-circular headed windows with
Gothick traceried metal windows (now boarded up) and projecting stone sills. North
gable wall has similar semi-circular headed window to centre and plank door below
stone lintel to left. Small square opening above window to left. Interior gutted.
Brittain colliery was founded by the Butterley Company, between 1845 and 1848 and
was mined for over 50 years. F Nixon 'Industrial Archaeology of Derbyshire' 1969.

Listing NGR: SK4154351774

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