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Coal Drops

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridges, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9671 / 54°58'1"N

Longitude: -1.6008 / 1°36'2"W

OS Eastings: 425654

OS Northings: 563675

OS Grid: NZ256636

Mapcode National: GBR SR3.SB

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.CFY1

Entry Name: Coal Drops

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430234

Location: Gateshead, NE8

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Bridges

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Gateshead Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

5099 (west side)

NZ 2563 5/98 Coal Drops


Circa 1840, associated with Brandling Junction Railway. Coursed squared stone with
vermiculate rusticated outer faces. Eleven tall bays whose walls support railway
track above. Stout timber butt purlins at four levels support sloped timber chutes
for dropping coal into wagons below. Listed as a rare and interesting industrial
survival with some architectural pretension.

Listing NGR: NZ2565463675

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

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