Listed Building: MEERBROOK SOUGH ENGINE HOUSE, SOUGH LANE (1245847)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 812, 5, 119
Date assigned Monday, January 12, 1981
Date last amended

Description

Circa Mid C19. former engine house. Limestone rubble with dressed quoins and lintels. Plain tile roof with gabled ends. Two storeys. Various openings, some with round arched heads and doorway with arched head. Stone stairs to first floor west door. The engine house is associated with the driving of the Meerbrook Sough, constructed for the draining of the Meerbrook lead mine. It is stated that this is the earliest of the remaining winding houses in Derbyshire. The engine was taken out Circa 1870.

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Grid reference SK 28839 54570 (point)
Map sheet SK25SE
Civil Parish WIRKSWORTH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Nov 27 2013 3:36PM

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