MILL STREET DEPOT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201805
Date first listed:
31-Mar-1992
Statutory Address:
MILL STREET DEPOT, CORN HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
MILL STREET DEPOT, CORN HILL

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

District:
City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 92184 98743

Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO99NW CORN HILL 895-1/5/214 (East side) Mill Street Depot

GV II

Railway goods depot, now offices and workshops. 1849-52 with later alterations. For Shrewsbury and Birmingham Railway and London and North Western Railway. Brick with ashlar dressings; felt roofs. 2-storey range has single-storey range under double-span roof to east; basement under both. Bays articulated by pilaster strips. 2-storey range has top cornice, parapet, and coped gables; north elevation of 9 bays; paired segmental-headed windows, now blocked, have cogged impost bands; 2 round-headed entrances, also blocked; 1st floor panels; 2 loading doors, now blocked; east end and south elevation similar; south elevation has small late C19 and C20 additions; entrances have paired timber doors; some inserted windows. Single-storey range has 9-bay north elevation; blind round-headed arches have imposts and keystones; elliptical-headed entrance to 4th bay now blocked; west end has central entrance, now blocked with inserted door; flanking blind arches and end entrances, that to left with sliding door, that to right blocked with inserted window; south elevation similar to north, but much altered; some bays have inserted girders with C20 infill beneath; some inserted windows. INTERIOR well-preserved: basement, originally bonded store, has segmental arches to cross walls and raking buttresses to side walls; 2-storey range has flanged round iron columns; crane and 2 hydraulic ramps; 1st floor has original partitioned office; iron roof trusses have diagonal struts and tie bars; single-storey range has crane by lower channel to north; round iron columns; timber roof trusses of collar and tie beams with upper king posts; transverse beams linking tie beams. A good and well-preserved example of an early railway goods depot. (Collins P: Notes on buildings of interest in Wolverhampton: 1990-).

Listing NGR: SO9218498743

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
378395
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/04557/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr GW Tanner. Source Historic England Archive
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