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FORMER RAILWAY REPAIR SHOP PARALLEL TO LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: FORMER RAILWAY REPAIR SHOP PARALLEL TO LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL

List entry Number: 1255717

Location

FORMER RAILWAY REPAIR SHOP PARALLEL TO LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL, WELLINGTON ROAD

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465706

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2833 WELLINGTON ROAD 714-1/34/418 (East side) 19/06/86 Former railway repair shop parallel to Leeds and Liverpool Canal

GV II

Railway repair shop, now commercial storage premises. c1847. By Thomas Grainger (line engineer) and John Bourne (resident engineer) for the Leeds and Thirsk Railway Company. Brick with stone dressings, slate and corrugated iron roof. Long single-storey rectangular range. Bays defined by brick pilasters rising into eaves band. To each bay a round-arched window, some with early glazing surviving, others blocked, with projecting stone sills. North front has blocked doorway (which gave access to canal side) and is broken by a taller, C20, corrugated-iron roofed projection; range to left has 3 tall eaves stacks, skylights and roof hipped with 2 eaves stacks at left end; range to right has short eaves stacks, continuous ridge louvre and coping separating it from corrugated-iron roofed section to far right. Left return, in style of the Roundhouse (qv); 3 bays: central, blocked segmental-arched entrance; cornice, blocking course. C19 and C20 additions not of special interest. INTERIOR: timber queen-post roof trusses. A water tower formerly stood to the E of the building and was linked to it. (Fitzgerald, R: Railway Complex, Wellington Street. Report to Leeds City Council: 1985-; Leeds City Council, Department of Planning: Directors' Report, EDG/RMM Q202/2, 24 March 1986).





Listing NGR: SE2889133259

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Fitzgerald, R, 'Report to Leeds City Council' in Railway Complex Wellington Street, (1985)

National Grid Reference: SE 28891 33259

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