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4-34, Faringdon Road, Swindon

Description: 4-34, Faringdon Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 318759

OS Grid Reference: SU1470384789
OS Grid Coordinates: 414703, 184789
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5618, -1.7893

Location: Faringdon Road, Swindon SN1 5BJ

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

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Listing Text

SU 1484 NE
(north side)
Nos 4-34 (even Nos)

Terrace of 16 cottages, 1841-53 for GWR. Coursed squared rubble.
Ashlar door and window surrounds, coursed rubble rear walls.
Slate roofs with brick stacks on party walls. Each dwelling
2-storey 1-bay with through side passage, 2 rooms deep. C20
brick lean-to to rear. Low chamfered plinth. C20 15-pane glazed
doors with chamfered surrounds and splayed stops. 4-pane sashes
in chamfered surrounds. No 34 retains original glazing: 12-pane
sashes with margin lights and beaded plank door. This is now the
'Railway Village Museum' and is maintained as a typical railway-
man's house of c.1900. Interior layout modified c.1890 by the
replacement of the rear washhouse and WC with scullery and a new

Listing NGR: SU1467284770

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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