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Carriage Works No 8 Shop, Swindon

Description: Carriage Works No 8 Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318780

OS Grid Reference: SU1459284965
OS Grid Coordinates: 414592, 184965
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5634, -1.7909

Location: London Street, Swindon SN1 5DG

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
6/119 Carriage works No. 8 shop
Carriage works, now industrial workshops. 1870-72 for GWR, extended to
east 1872-3. Rock-faced snecked Foxwood rubble with Bath stone
quoins, strings and window dressings. Slate roofs with apex
glazing and ventilation cowls. Street elevation of 15 bays in 5
groups of 3, 2 storeys. Ground floor arcaded windows with
segmental heads and corniced keystones on cast iron columns. First
floor brick segmental window heads, also with corniced keystones
and multiple pivot lights. Glazed doors to ground level. East
facade splayed.
Internally, ground level iron joists on cast iron columns carrying
brick segmental vaults. Upper floor 8 bays of cast iron round
section keeled stanchions, lugged at storey heights, carrying I-
section plates and light steel angle trusses. 6 spans. Similar
intermediate columns on external side walls. Wall to London Street
extended left with ground floor glazed accommodation to No. 7 shop

Listing NGR: SU1459284965

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Source: English Heritage

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