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Description: Roadside Traction Engine Shed at South Farm
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236944
OS Grid Reference: NU2268421513
OS Grid Coordinates: 422684, 621513
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4869, -1.6426
NU 22 SW EMBLETON B 1339
3/54 Roadside traction
engine shed at
Traction engine shed, mid-C19. Whinstone rubble with tooled-and-margined
sandstone quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof. Rectangular building
fronting onto road, at east end of range with cartsheds and granary. Front
shows 2 tall segment-headed arches holding boarded doors. Pyramidal roof,
formerly with central louvre/vent. Returns each show stepped buttress to
front wall and part-slatted window with external bars; lower 2-bay part to
right of right return with similar windows. Boarded door to rear.
Interior: 2 queen-post roof trusses.
Altered 2-storey part of range to west is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU2268421513
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Source: English Heritage
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