BRITANNIA WORKS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253202

Date first listed: 14-Nov-1989

Statutory Address: BRITANNIA WORKS, BEAUMONT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: BRITANNIA WORKS, BEAUMONT STREET

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: West Lindsey (District Authority)

Parish: Gainsborough

National Grid Reference: SK 81702 89809

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Details

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BEAUMONT STREET 1. 5313 SK 8089 8189 1/50 Britannia Works II 2.

Engineering Works, built as a Steam Traction Engine Works for Marshalls and Sons Co Ltd, from 1848 onwards. Red brick with slate and asbestos roofs. Plain brick plinth, plain pilaster strips between bays and dentilated eaves. West front, to Beaumont Street, has to left a 16 bay single storey machine shop with a single tall round headed window with keystone to each bay, the first one being blind. 2 storey, 16 bay office block to right with off-centre doorway within elaborate round arch topped by a parapet and crowned by a statue of Britannia. To the left 4, and to the right 9 round headed windows with keystones and denti- lated impost bands. 15 similar windows above. Beyond to the right a 7 bay, 2 storey office addition, with off-centre doorways in similar, though plainer style. South front has 2 bay, 2 storey office section with round headed windows with keystones and cill bands. Beyond a 12 bay single storey section with continuous attic and a single tall round headed window to each bay. Then 3 gabled ends, a 3 bay, a 4 bay and a 3 bay each with tall round headed windows topped by a pediment. Beyond 3 further gabled ends 2, 3 bays and a 4 bay with a circular window to each bay and topped by pedimeters. The final section is a curved gabled entrance topped by a pediment. The east front, to Station Road, single storey, 35 bays with a tall round headed window to each bay, most now boarded. The 12 bays to the right are topped by square furnace chimney stacks. Beyond, to the right, 3 gabled ends, 2 of 3 bays and a third of 5 bays, all blind with a window in each pedimental gable. The north front, to Spring Gardens, has a blind 8 bay section, then an entrance with a 5 bay, then a 4 bay section beyond that each with tall round headed windows with keystones. Beyond a small 2 storey, 2 bay section with flat headed ground floor windows and segment headed windows above. Finally, C20 16 bay, 2 storey section with metal framed windows and ashlar lintels. The final 2 bays altered to add an entrance.

Listing NGR: SK8170289809

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 196355

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing