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Carriage Works No 7 Shop, Swindon

Description: Carriage Works No 7 Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318781

OS Grid Reference: SU1451884915
OS Grid Coordinates: 414518, 184915
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5629, -1.7919

Location: 1 London Street, Swindon SN1 5DG

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
6/120 Carriage works No. 7 shop

Carriage works, now industrial workshops. 1870-80 for GWR. Rock-faced
snecked Fox's wood rubblewith 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 on
cast iron columns. First floor brick segmental window heads, also
with corniced keystones and multiple pivot lights. Glazed doors to
ground level.
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 and carrying I-
section plates and light steel angle trusses. 6 panes. Similar
columns placed intermediate on external side walls. Wall to London
Street adjoins No. 8 shop to right and trimming shop on Emlyn
Square on left.

Listing NGR: SU1451884915

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Source: English Heritage

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