This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

BRITISH RAIL ENGINEERING LIMITED SWINDON WORKS WORKS ENTRANCE AND TRIMMING 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 WORKS ENTRANCE AND TRIMMING SHOP

List entry Number: 1355905

Location

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

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: 23-Apr-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318751

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

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

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 14535 84846

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1355905 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 25-Sep-2018 at 06:07:48.

End of official listing