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Engine Pond

A Grade II Listed Building in Etherley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6497 / 54°38'59"N

Longitude: -1.7364 / 1°44'11"W

OS Eastings: 417106

OS Northings: 528324

OS Grid: NZ171283

Mapcode National: GBR JG9N.WZ

Mapcode Global: WHC57.9DD9

Entry Name: Engine Pond

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111379

Location: Etherley, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Etherley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Etherley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NE NZ 171283
(East side, off)
High Etherley
5/14 Engine pond c.20
metres west of
former waggonway


Engine pond. 1825 for Stockton and Darlington railway. Circular pond, c.8
metres across, with rubble sandstone walls; small square recess on west side;
long curved channel on east towards waggonway. A rare surviving structure on
the northern section of the railway: the stationary engine at this site stood
at the summit of the South Etherley Inclines. Pool fed by stream to west.

Sources: W.W. Tomlinson History of the North Eastern Railway, 1914, 2nd. ed;
K. Hoole, Newton Abbott 1967, pp 106-9; information D. Wilcock.

Listing NGR: NZ1710628324

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