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Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, City of Derby

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9214 / 52°55'17"N

Longitude: -1.487 / 1°29'13"W

OS Eastings: 434590

OS Northings: 336123

OS Grid: SK345361

Mapcode National: GBR PHG.43

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.4T6R

Entry Name: Engine House

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405122

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

GREAT NORTHERN ROAD
1.
5170 (North side)
SK 3436 SE Engine House
4/2
II GV

2.
Engine House built for the Great Northern Railway at their Friargate Station. 1877-8
by Kirk & Randall of Sleaford. Italianate style. Red and blue brick, Welsh slate
roofs. Decorative corbelled eaves band. Double chamfered plinth. Single storey with
a two storey tower at the south west corner. South elevation of six bays arranged
symmetrically 3 Plus 3. Six segment headed windows with metal casements. Set between
them is a C20 rock-faced fireplace. Raised louvred lantern to roof. Square tower
to left with deeply overhanging hipped roof on brackets. Three round-arched louvred
lights to first floor on three sides. North elevation has six windows as to south,
though one has been made into a doorway. In the centre a large round-arched double
doorway with blocked tympanum. East gable end has a pedimented gable with circular
louvred opening. The engine house was built to provide power for the hydraulic cranes
and hoists in the adjoining warehouse.


Listing NGR: SK3459036123

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