BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS NO 20 SHOP (OLD R SHOP)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355878
Date first listed:
18-May-1984
Statutory Address:
BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS, RODBOURNE ROAD
Statutory Address:
NO 20 SHOP (OLD R SHOP), RODBOURNE ROAD

Map

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NO 20 SHOP (OLD R SHOP)
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Location

Statutory Address:
BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS, RODBOURNE ROAD
Statutory Address:
NO 20 SHOP (OLD R SHOP), RODBOURNE ROAD

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

District:
Swindon (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 14314 84905

Details

SWINDON RODBOURNE ROAD SU 1484 NW BREL: Swindon Works 5/146 No 20 Shop (Old R Shop) 18.5.84 GV II

Machine shop, now wheel shop. The building is infill among earlier buildings thus some of its exterior wall is borrowed and in stone, and some in contemporary brickwork. Internally, all iron construction with partly glazed roof. 3 rows of cast iron columns, each of 19 columns and roof construction of wrought iron. One of an important group of Victorian industrial buildings at the GWR works.

Listing NGR: SU1431484905

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
318808
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hudson, K, Transport History
Large, F , Swindon Retrospect 1855-1930, (1931)
Peck, A , The Great Western at Swindon Works, (1983)
Silto, J , A Swindon History 1840-1901

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 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/13782/12
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