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

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

List entry Number: 1355878

Location

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

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

County:

District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-May-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318808

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SU 14314 84905

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