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Latitude: 52.2294 / 52°13'45"N
Longitude: -0.8878 / 0°53'16"W
OS Eastings: 476059
OS Northings: 259600
OS Grid: SP760596
Mapcode National: GBR BWG.BC0
Mapcode Global: VHDS5.K7J9
Entry Name: Former Midland Railway Locomotive Shed
Listing Date: 19 October 1995
Last Amended: 30 July 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1249276
English Heritage Legacy ID: 431363
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4
Electoral Ward/Division: Delapre and Briar Hill
Built-Up Area: Northampton
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Northampton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SP 75 NE NORTHAMPTON NUNN MILLS ROAD (west side (off))
18/10010 Former Midland Railway Locomotive Shed
Railway locomotive shed, now disused. 1873 for the Midland Railway. Polychrome brick with corrugated sheet roof. Single storey; 15-window range of iron-framed windows with white brick round-arched heads and margin and triangular glazing. Stone sills and blue brick sill band. The last window on the right to front and rear and the windows on the right end are blocked. The windows on the long sides are set within a blind arcade of white brick arches on red brick pilasters. Plinth and dentilled eaves cornice. Rear similar. Slightly remodelled lower range with pedestrian entrance on right end. Left end has wide door frame under segmental arch, the iron lintel supported on central iron pier. The left half is blocked, the right is open. INTERIOR retains the original roof structure with wooden principals, collars and purlins and metal bracing and tie rods. Minor damage to roof structure in the 6 western bays from a 2000 fire.
A rare and little altered example of a Midland Railway locomotive shed.
Listing NGR: SP7606359600
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