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2596


Sunderland


Usworth, Bowes Railway, Blackham's Hill Engine


Usworth


NZ25NE


Industrial


Machinery


Engine


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


Blackham Hill's Engine, on the Pontop and Jarrow Railway (HER 1007). Restored in 1993/94 with the roof repaired, brickwork repointed, window shutters replaced and substantial internal rendering and repair. Completed with the assistance of English Heritage, European Regional Development Fund and City of Sunderland grant aid. Heritage Lottery funded works toof place at the Bowes Railway in 1999. This included repairing the kip at Blackham's Hill Engine House. SCHEDULED ANCIENT MONUMENT


2823


5810


NZ28235810



<< HER 2596 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 7; Tyne and Wear Specialist Conservation Team Annual Reports 1993/94 and 1998/99; North of England Civic Trust, January 2009, Bowes Railway - Blackfell Hauler House Conservation Statement; PLB, 2007, Feasibility Study for Bowes Railway; John Elliot, 2000. A Guide to the Bowes Railway; Colin Mountford, 1976, The Bowes Railway (Industrial Railway Society/Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust); www.bowesrailway.co.uk; North of England Civic Trust, 2009, Bowes Railway Conservation Statement

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