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Latitude: 54.6745 / 54°40'28"N
Longitude: -2.142 / 2°8'31"W
OS Eastings: 390937
OS Northings: 531054
OS Grid: NY909310
Mapcode National: GBR FGHD.13
Mapcode Global: WHB3Q.2R7V
Entry Name: Flushiemere House and Level Entrance Circa 5 Metres to North
Listing Date: 26 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322793
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111955
Location: Newbiggin, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Newbiggin
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Teesdale
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NEWBIGGIN FLUSHIEMERE BECK
NY 93 SW
7/153 Flushiemere House
and level entrance
26.6.87 c.5 metres to north
Lead and barytes mine lodging shop. Probably mid C19 for London Lead Company.
Coursed rubble with quoins and ashlar dressings; graduated stone-flagged roof
with stone chimneys and square yellow pots. 2 storeys, 3 bays with pent left
addition of one storey, one bay. Flat stone lintel over central boarded door.
Similar lintels and projecting stone sills to flanking and first-floor square
openings, some with 4 empty lights; that over door blocked. Roof has 3 ridge
chimneys, with top strings, at ends and at right of second bay. Interior
plastered, with central enclosed stair; cast iron kitchen range, in left
ground-floor room, by Henry Down, Barnard Castle; chamfered stone lintel
over fire in right room; partition walls in right bay form 2 small ground-
floor rooms, one with stone shelf.
Mine drainage level entrance. Probably mid C19. Sandstone blocks form
round-headed rough arch with voussoirs. Included for group value.
The London Lead Company was notable for providing lodging shops for its
miners post 1818.
Source: A. Raistrick, Two centuries of Industrial Welfare.
Listing NGR: NY9093731054
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