NY9551 : Shildon Engine House

taken 7 years ago, near to Blanchland, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Shildon Engine House
Shildon Engine House
The Keys to the Past website LinkExternal link says "This is an early 19th century engine house. A tall chimney stands to the west side of the building. It was built in 1806, to house a steam-powered pump, which was used to keep water out of the nearby [lead] mine. It was disused by the late 19th century and was turned into a house for several families. It was then in ruins for much of the 20th century, though it has been repaired recently. This is a Grade II listed building and a Scheduled Monument protected by law."
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NY9551, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 95948 51070 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:51.2645N 2:3.8784W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 95974 51070
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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