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Former Colliery Offices Now Administration Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashington, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1888 / 55°11'19"N

Longitude: -1.5497 / 1°32'58"W

OS Eastings: 428767

OS Northings: 588371

OS Grid: NZ287883

Mapcode National: GBR K8MF.9S

Mapcode Global: WHC2M.5V92

Entry Name: Former Colliery Offices Now Administration Block

Listing Date: 23 November 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488187

Location: Ashington, Northumberland, NE63

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ashington

Built-Up Area: Ashington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Woodhorn with Newbiggin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

28-NOV-01 Former Colliery Offices, now Administr
ation Block


Former Colliery Offices, now Colliery Museum administration block. Built 1912, restored c. 1990. Yellow brick with ashlar dressing and slate roof with terracotta ridge pieces.
North front has projecting 3 window centre and flanking single storey wings. Two storey central gable has 3 glazing bar sashes to ground floor with slightly broader central window. Above a large 3-light casement window. To left single storey wing has a sash window, a plain door, three further sash windows and another plain door. To right a single panelled door, then 2 sash windows.
South front has 3 window gabled two storey centre flanked by single storey wings. Central plain door with overlight flanked by pairs of small sashes, and above small plaque inscribed "1912". Above a central large glazing bar sash flanked by smaller casements. To left 3 sash windows and a C20 doorway, and to right two sash windows and 2 inserted C20 doors.
This office building was constructed in 1912 to provide accommodation for the colliery manager, under-manager, clerks and other officials, it also included an office for the union representative.

Listing NGR: NZ2889188400

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