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Railway Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, City of Derby

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9221 / 52°55'19"N

Longitude: -1.4872 / 1°29'14"W

OS Eastings: 434571

OS Northings: 336199

OS Grid: SK345361

Mapcode National: GBR PHF.3V

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.4T16

Entry Name: Railway Warehouse

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405121

Location: Derby, DE1

County: City of Derby

Unitary Authority Ward: Abbey

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Derby St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

OFF GREAT NORTHERN ROAD
1.
5170 (North side)
SK 3436 SE Railway Warehouse
4/1
II GV

2.
Railway Warehouse built for the Great Northern Railway at their Friargate Station.
1877-8 by Kirk & Randall of Sleaford. Red brick and Welsh slate and glazed roofs with
three brick stacks to east. Unusual plan of rectangular warehouse with triangular
office block with a mezzanine floor, to the east. Two and three storeys, over a
basement. Double chamfered plinth, moulded corbelled eaves cornice. South elevation
of twenty-one bays divided into groups of three by giant pilaster strips. The centre
bay has a segmental arched entrance, otherwise the ground floor has segment headed
windows with metal casements. Similar windows above except for two bays with double
doors and two bays with bracketed out timber hoist structures under oversailing
gables, one partly demolished. West elevation of 1-4-1 bays with mostly segment headed
windows and a large tripartite railway entrance under riveted box girder. Bays
one and five step forward. North elevation is similar to the south, but of 27 bays.The
east end forms part of the offices and has three storeys with six segment headed
sashes to each floor. Rounded corner to acute north east angle, with tripartite
arrangement of sashes to each floor. South east elevation of 2-2-5-2-2 bays. The
outer pairs have two segment headed windows to three floors. The centre five bays
have similar windows above a large opening under a riveted box girder. The office
block with rounded acute angle was built to front onto the proposed approach road from
Friary Street to Friargate Station.


Listing NGR: SK3457136199

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