BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS TURNTABLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1023521

Date first listed: 18-May-1984

Statutory Address: BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS, RODBOURNE ROAD

Statutory Address: TURNTABLE, RODBOURNE ROAD

Map

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TURNTABLE
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Location

Statutory Address: BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS, RODBOURNE ROAD

Statutory Address: TURNTABLE, RODBOURNE ROAD

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

District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 14059 84674

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

RODBOURNE ROAD SU 1484 NW SWINDON BREL Swindon Works 5/150 Turntable 18.5.84 GV II Railway balancing turntable, 1902. Steel machine set in brick lined pit. 19.8m diameter steel locomotive turntable painted in Great Western Railway livery. Large locomotive turntables in working order are now a rarity on the British railway system. One of an important group of Victorian industrial structures in the GWR works.

Listing NGR: SU1405984674

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 318812

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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