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Former Goods Shed on East of Railway Immediately North of B 1340, Embleton

Description: Former Goods Shed on East of Railway Immediately North of B 1340

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236948

OS Grid Reference: NU2133223099
OS Grid Coordinates: 421332, 623099
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5012, -1.6639

Location: B6347, Embleton, Northumberland NE66 3EX

Locality: Embleton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3EX

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Listing Text


Former goods shed
on east of railway,
immediately north
of B 1340

Railway goods shed. Mid C19, probably by Benjamin Green, for the York, Newcastle and
Berwick Railway Co. Rock-faced stone with raised ashlar dressings: Welsh
slate roof. Free Tudor style.

East elevation 2 bays. Chamfered plinth; large segmental-pointed arches in
alternating-block surrounds. Overhanging eaves on raking timber brackets;
coped gables on moulded kneelers, topped by ball finials. Returns each show
similar arch and boarded elliptical-arched gable opening under cornice; large
stepped buttress at east end. Rear elevation shows boarded door, two 2-light
mullioned windows holding 16-pane casements, and a large stepped buttress at
each end.

Rare example of an unaltered early goods shed; there is a similar one at
Acklington station.

Listing NGR: NU2133223099

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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