CARRIAGE WORKS NO 7 SHOP

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1023506

Date first listed: 23-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: CARRIAGE WORKS NO 7 SHOP, LONDON STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CARRIAGE WORKS NO 7 SHOP, LONDON STREET

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

District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 14518 84915

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 318781

Legacy System: LBS

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

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