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British Rail Engineering Limited Swindon Works works Entrance and Trimming Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.5623 / 51°33'44"N

Longitude: -1.7917 / 1°47'30"W

OS Eastings: 414535

OS Northings: 184846

OS Grid: SU145848

Mapcode National: GBR YPP.NY

Mapcode Global: VHB3D.WZNQ

Entry Name: British Rail Engineering Limited Swindon Works works Entrance and Trimming Shop

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318751

Location: Swindon, SN1

County: Swindon

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Swindon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Swindon New Town

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

(north side)
BREL: Swindon Works
6/89 Works Entrance and Trimming Shop

Entrance to works tunnel, c1870, and trimming shop, 1872 for GWR. Rock-
faced snecked Foxwood stone, ashlar Bath stone quoins and
dressings. 2 storey, 7 bays, centre bays leading to tunnel to
works under main line, with side offices. Shop on first floor, now
disused. Central 3 bays brought forward and quoined on splay.
Arched carriage entrance with pair 4-panelled doors and side 4-
panel pedestrian doors, all with hood mould and key over
carriageway. Round-headed sashes to side bays. First floor 16-
pane sashes within quoined surrounds to side bays only. Unmoulded
ashlar cornice, and gable over all 7 bays with keyed oculus.
Elevation continuous with wall to left, and to No. 7 Carriage shop
to right (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU1453584846

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