BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS WORKS ENTRANCE AND TRIMMING SHOP

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355905
Date first listed:
23-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS, EMLYN SQUARE
Statutory Address:
WORKS ENTRANCE AND TRIMMING SHOP, EMLYN SQUARE

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WORKS ENTRANCE AND TRIMMING SHOP
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Location

Statutory Address:
BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS, EMLYN SQUARE
Statutory Address:
WORKS ENTRANCE AND TRIMMING SHOP, EMLYN SQUARE

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

District:
Swindon (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 14535 84846

Details

EMLYN SQUARE SU 1484 NE SWINDON (north side) BREL: Swindon Works 6/89 Works Entrance and Trimming Shop GV II

Entrance to works tunnel, c1870, and trimming shop, 1872 for GWR. Rock- faced snecked Foxwood stone, ashlar Bath stone quoins and dressings. 2 storey, 7 bays, centre bays leading to tunnel to works under main line, with side offices. Shop on first floor, now disused. Central 3 bays brought forward and quoined on splay. Arched carriage entrance with pair 4-panelled doors and side 4- panel pedestrian doors, all with hood mould and key over carriageway. Round-headed sashes to side bays. First floor 16- pane sashes within quoined surrounds to side bays only. Unmoulded ashlar cornice, and gable over all 7 bays with keyed oculus. Elevation continuous with wall to left, and to No. 7 Carriage shop to right (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU1453584846

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
318751
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: 29 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04341/24
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