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Locomotive Shed

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanddeiniolen, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1239 / 53°7'25"N

Longitude: -4.1173 / 4°7'2"W

OS Eastings: 258414

OS Northings: 360616

OS Grid: SH584606

Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.789Z

Mapcode Global: WH54M.QRK1

Entry Name: Locomotive Shed

Listing Date: 4 November 1999

Last Amended: 4 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22662

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated to the north-west of the former Dinorwic Slate Quarry Workshops, immediately alongside the former Padarn Railway (now the Llanberis Lake Railway) between the old quarry hospital and the moder

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llanddeiniolen

Community: Llanddeiniolen

Locality: Gilfach Ddu

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built in the late C19 to serve as a locomotive shed on the Padarn 4ft (1.22m) gauge railway, which opened in 1843 to transport slate from the Dinorwic Quarry to Port Dinorwic.


Rectangular-plan high single-storey structure. Dressed slate-stone slabs; slate roof with long ventilated gabled louvre to ridge. 2 tall 4-paned windows with slate cills and lintels to south wall; tall boarded double doors for locomotive in east gable end.


Interior not accessible at time of Survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved example of a late C19 4ft (1.22m) gauge locomotive shed on the old Padarn Railway, having strong group value with related quarry structures at the former Dinorwic Slate Quarry.

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