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Former Gas House, St Martin's

Description: Former Gas House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 322183

OS Grid Reference: NZ1778600830
OS Grid Coordinates: 417786, 500830
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4026, -1.7275

Location: Easby Low Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4LG

Locality: St Martin's
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL10 4LG

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Listing Text


4/117 Former Gas House


Former gas house. c1846. By G T Andrews for George Hudson's Great North of
England Railway. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof.
Single storey, 3 bays. Quoins. 3 tall round-arched quoined openings with
ashlar voussoirs giving impression of arcade. Central opening with board
doors. Outer openings double-arched, with glazing in tympana above recessed
rubble blocking. Hipped roof with raised louvred ventilator along apex.
Interior: to left, 2 round-arched furnaces of burnt bricks. The gas house
served the station complex only, being on the other side of the river from
the town of Richmond's gasworks. The chimney has been demolished, and the
building was derelict at the time of resurvey. One of an important surviving
group of railway buildings.

Listing NGR: NZ1778600830

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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