Description: Pickford's Bonded Warehouse
Date Listed: 7 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 273057
OS Grid Reference: SK2476624094
OS Grid Coordinates: 424766, 324094
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8138, -1.6340
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1. (South Side)
6/0 Pickford's Bonded
LMS bonded stores and grain warehouse No 4. Late C19. Red brick with slate roof.
4 storeys, long 18-window range flanking the former Midland Railway line. Cast iron
casements under segmental brick heads; C 20 square-headed door in centre under flat
canopy. Roof has 10 hipped ridges with overhanging eaves. Front elevation: enclosed
siding to right; ground floor altered with loading bay and C20 office extension to
left of centre. 3 windows to left of C20 weatherboarded hoist rising to ridge level
and with hipped roof. Another 3 windows to right beyond which is a C20 brick lift
shaft; one window to right. The elevation facing the railway bears painted
inscription 'Midland Railway/Bonded Stores and Grain Warehouse No 4. Other painted
inscriptions refer to the successor LMS Railway. The grain warehouse is a
significant relic of Burton's industrial history, illustrating the close connection
between the brewing industry and the railway which served for transporting bulky raw
Listing NGR: SK2476624094
Source: English Heritage
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