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Goods Shed to East of Hexham Railway Station, Hexham

Description: Goods Shed to East of Hexham Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239243

OS Grid Reference: NY9406264285
OS Grid Coordinates: 394062, 564285
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9731, -2.0943

Location: A6079, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1EX

Locality: Hexham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 1EX

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Listing Text

5344 Goods shed to east of
NY 9464 10/402 Hexham Railway Station



Railway goods shed, late 1830s for the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, now a ware-
house for West Cumberland Farmers Ltd. Timber framed with sandstone east wall;
once open-sided, now infilled with brick. Concrete-tiled roof. Sandstone
plinths. Externally largely blank, but the parallel narrow roof ranges indicate
the 5 aisles, supported internally on timber piers, each aisle of 3 long bays, the
southern aisles extended slightly to east. Cast iron brackets to tie beams, cast
iron sockets to bases of piers, which are bolted to bedstones. An unusual struc-
ture, possibly unique in the North of England. Included for structural and histo-
rical interest.

Listing NGR: NY9406264285

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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