Tyne and Wear HER(5133): Ouseburn, Ouseburn Sub Station - Details
Ouseburn, Ouseburn Sub Station
Electricity Production Site
Electricity Sub Station
Brick and slate with bricked-up arched windows. Original sliding doors replaced. Interior - contains elevated area for switch board etc. Most tiling in place and wrought iron and wooden bannister rails survive. Was what was termed a 'running' sub station by Northern Electric - I.e. contained moving conversion gear as well as stationary transformers.
<< HER 5133 >> Plan in The Electrician, June, July & August, 1901 - plan of original layout