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Latitude: 53.0876 / 53°5'15"N
Longitude: -1.5709 / 1°34'15"W
OS Eastings: 428839
OS Northings: 354570
OS Grid: SK288545
Mapcode National: GBR 59G.KMZ
Mapcode Global: WHCDV.VN5C
Plus Code: 9C5W3CQH+2M
Entry Name: Meerbrook Sough Engine House
Listing Date: 12 January 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245847
English Heritage Legacy ID: 453831
Location: Wirksworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
Civil Parish: Wirksworth
Built-Up Area: Wirksworth
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 25 SE 5/119
Circa Mid C19. former engine house. Limestone rubble with dressed quoins and lintels.
Plain tile roof with gabled ends.
Two storeys. Various openings, some with round arched heads and doorway with arched
Stone stairs to first floor west door.
The engine house is associated with the driving of the Meerbrook Sough, constructed
for the draining of the Meerbrook lead mine. It is stated that this is the earliest
of the remaining winding houses in Derbyshire.
The engine was taken out Circa 1870.
Listing NGR: SK2883954570
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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