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Drainage Tunnel Exit on North Bank of River Wansbeck

A Grade II Listed Building in Pegswood, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1744 / 55°10'27"N

Longitude: -1.6738 / 1°40'25"W

OS Eastings: 420874

OS Northings: 586721

OS Grid: NZ208867

Mapcode National: GBR J8RL.FY

Mapcode Global: WHC2R.866L

Entry Name: Drainage Tunnel Exit on North Bank of River Wansbeck

Listing Date: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238959

Location: Pegswood, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Pegswood

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Morpeth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

PEGSWOOD A 197
NZ 28 NW NZ 20878672
(South side, off)
2/44 Drainage tunnel exit
on north bank of
River Wansbeck
II
Drainage tunnel mouth. Late C18/early C19. Squared stone. Round arch 2 metres
high and wide in taller wall, with large stepped buttress of tooled-and-margined
stone to left.

Although How Burn is now channelled through the tunnel, it would appear to have
been constructed as part of the drainage works of the former Howburn Colliery.

Included for historical interest.


Listing NGR: NZ2087486721

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

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