FORMER RAILWAY REPAIR SHOP PARALLEL TO LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255717
Date first listed:
19-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
FORMER RAILWAY REPAIR SHOP PARALLEL TO LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL, WELLINGTON ROAD

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Location

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

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 28891 33259

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
465706
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 12 Jul 2004
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