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Description: Former Engine Shed
Date Listed: 6 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 322184
OS Grid Reference: NZ1775000870
OS Grid Coordinates: 417750, 500870
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4030, -1.7281
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ST MARTINS RICHMONDSHIRE RECREATION
NZ 10 SE CENTRE
4/118 Former Engine Shed
Former engine shed. c1846. By G T Andrews for George Hudson's Great North
of England Railway. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate
roof removed at time of resurvey. Single storey, 8 bays. Quoins. Quoined
segmental-arched openings. Bays 1, 5 and 7 contained doorways, probably not
original. Other bays had windows, now blocked and partly bricked up at
front. Hipped roof; raised louvred ventilator along apex recently
demolished. Rear: 8 original small-pane windows typical of G T Andrews
railway architecture. Left and right returns: a large round-arched blocked
engine opening nearer front, a large flat-headed opening nearer rear.
Interior: central spine wall dividing building in 2 longitudinally. A floor
in the front half may be an insertion. Queen-post roof. Derelict at time
of resurvey. One of an important surviving group of railway buildings.
Listing NGR: NZ1775000870
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Source: English Heritage
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