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Astley Green Mining Museum Winding House

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley Mosley Common, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.4956 / 53°29'44"N

Longitude: -2.4467 / 2°26'48"W

OS Eastings: 370461

OS Northings: 399974

OS Grid: SJ704999

Mapcode National: GBR CXC0.2M

Mapcode Global: WH987.DD4J

Plus Code: 9C5VFHW3+78

Entry Name: Astley Green Mining Museum Winding House

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213520

Location: Astley Mosley Common, Wigan, M29

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Mosley Common

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Walkden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Astley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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SJ 79 NW

(east side)
Astley Green
Mining Museum
winding house


Pit-head winding house, now museum. Brick with slate roof. 7
x 3 bays. Each bay has a round-arched window with iron
glazing bars within a recessed panel. Decorative brick eaves
band. Roundel panel in each gable. Doors in central bay on
east side and C20 patent glazing windows to the south
through which the drive ropes originally ran. Glazed tiles
and quarry-tile floor inside. The twin tandem compound steam
engine is the largest of its kind in Lancashire. It turned a
bi-cylindro conical winding drum. The machinery is virtually
complete and incorporates minor alterations of various dates
to comply with statutory safety requirements including a
brake engine.

Listing NGR: SJ7046199974

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