Description: Former Gas House
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
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ST MARTINS RICHMONDSHIRE RECREATION
NZ 10 SE CENTRE
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
Source: English Heritage
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