Description: British Rail Engineering Limited Swindon Works
Works Entrance and Trimming Shop
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318751
OS Grid Reference: SU1453584846
OS Grid Coordinates: 414535, 184846
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5623, -1.7917
SU 1484 NE SWINDON
BREL: Swindon Works
6/89 Works Entrance and Trimming Shop
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
Source: English Heritage
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