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Tankersley Mine Rescue Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Tankersley, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5003 / 53°30'1"N

Longitude: -1.4785 / 1°28'42"W

OS Eastings: 434689

OS Northings: 400528

OS Grid: SE346005

Mapcode National: GBR LW3Y.PY

Mapcode Global: WHDD3.886X

Entry Name: Tankersley Mine Rescue Station

Listing Date: 5 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469990

Location: Tankersley, Barnsley, S70

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Tankersley

Built-Up Area: Birdwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Tankersley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Tankersley Mine Rescue Station


Mines rescue station. 1902 with minor late C20 alterations. Built for the West Yorkshire Coal Mine Owners Association. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate hipped roof and single brick stack. 2 storey. Street front has doorway to left with panel door, overlight and ashlar lintel. To right 3-light cross casement window and beyond modern casement window replacing former square bay window. Above two 3-light cross casement windows, that to left in half-timbered gable above, to right 2 small casement windows in rendered section, originally half-timbered. To rear courtyard with single and 2 storey outbuildings around 3 sides of the yard, for the storage of mines rescue equipment and transport. This building was the first purpose built Coal Mines Rescue Station to be built in England and it is listed for its important historical associations with the Coal Mining Industry.

Listing NGR: SE3468900528

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

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