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Coal Drops, 110 Metres East of Soho Engine Shed

A Grade II Listed Building in Shildon, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6263 / 54°37'34"N

Longitude: -1.6385 / 1°38'18"W

OS Eastings: 423438

OS Northings: 525740

OS Grid: NZ234257

Mapcode National: GBR KG0Y.2D

Mapcode Global: WHC58.SZY9

Entry Name: Coal Drops, 110 Metres East of Soho Engine Shed

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112199

Location: Shildon, County Durham, DL4

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Shildon

Built-Up Area: Shildon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Shildon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


4/83 Coal drops, 110 metres
east of Soho Engine Shed


Range of coal drops. Circa 1856. Dressed sandstone with grey brick relieving
arches. Approximately 50-metre long inclined section to left of elevated,
60-metre long section with coal drops. Inclined section has relieving arches
with open spaces beneath, some infilled by later buttressing. Elevated section
has similar relieving arches and 4 coal drops.

These coal drops were used for fuelling railway locomotives.

(Shildon S.&.D.R. Jubilee Committee, Shildon Urban Rail Trails, 1975)

Listing NGR: NZ2343825740

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