FORMER RAILWAY ENGINE SHED

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1114068

Date first listed: 17-Aug-1979

Statutory Address: FORMER RAILWAY ENGINE SHED, BIGGLESWADE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER RAILWAY ENGINE SHED, BIGGLESWADE ROAD

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

District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Potton

National Grid Reference: TL 22024 48986

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History

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Details

POTTON BIGGLESWADE ROAD TL 24NW 5/25 Former Railway Engine Shed 17.8.79 - II Former railway engine shed. Built in 1857 as the engine shed of the Sandy and Potton Railway by Captain William Peel, third son of Sir Robert Peel. Yellow brick with red brick dressings. Slate roof. Single storeyed rectangular building with gabled roof. minimal classical detailing. Side elevations: 3- bays. Each consists of rectangular recessed panel with brick dentil cornice to head and contains sash window with glazing bars under gauged brick flat arch. Intervening broad vertical strips of raised brickwork have red brick dressings imitating quoins. Gable Ends: each has central recessed panel flanked by raised strips, similar to sides. Surmounting pediments have corbelled kneelers, red brick dentil cornices and stone coping. Central engine doorways at each end have gauged brick rounded arches with keystones. The locomotive which this shed housed "The Shannon", is preserved in working order at Didcot.

Listing NGR: TL2202448986

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 38397

Legacy System: LBS

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