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British Rail Engineering Limited Swindon Works Works Entrance and Trimming Shop, Swindon

Description: British Rail Engineering Limited Swindon Works Works Entrance and Trimming Shop

Grade: II
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

Location: Bristol Street, Swindon SN1 5BP

Locality: Swindon
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN1 5BP

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Listing Text

(north side)
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

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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