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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1023506



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Apr-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318781

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LONDON STREET SU 1484 NE SWINDON (north side) 6/120 Carriage works No. 7 shop GV II

Carriage works, now industrial workshops. 1870-80 for GWR. Rock-faced snecked Fox's wood rubblewith Bath stone quoins, strings and window dressings. Slate roofs with apex glazing and ventilation cowls. Street elevation of 15 bays in 5 groups of 3, 2 storeys, ground on cast iron columns. First floor brick segmental window heads, also with corniced keystones and multiple pivot lights. Glazed doors to ground level. Internally; ground level iron joists on cast iron columns, carrying brick segmental vaults. Upper floor 8 bays of cast iron round section keeled stanchions, lugged at storey heights and carrying I- section plates and light steel angle trusses. 6 panes. Similar columns placed intermediate on external side walls. Wall to London Street adjoins No. 8 shop to right and trimming shop on Emlyn Square on left.

Listing NGR: SU1451884915

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hudson, K, Transport History
Large, F , Swindon Retrospect 1855-1930, (1931)
Peck, A , The Great Western at Swindon Works, (1983)
Silto, J , A Swindon History 1840-1901

National Grid Reference: SU 14518 84915


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