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4-34, Faringdon Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Swindon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5618 / 51°33'42"N

Longitude: -1.7893 / 1°47'21"W

OS Eastings: 414703

OS Northings: 184789

OS Grid: SU147847

Mapcode National: GBR YQ2.V3

Mapcode Global: VHB3L.X0YK

Entry Name: 4-34, Faringdon Road

Listing Date: 17 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318759

Location: Central Swindon South, 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

SWINDON FARINGDON ROAD
SU 1484 NE
(north side)
6/97
Nos 4-34 (even Nos)
17.2.70
GV II

Terrace of 16 cottages, 1841-53 for GWR. Coursed squared rubble.
Ashlar door and window surrounds, coursed rubble rear walls.
Slate roofs with brick stacks on party walls. Each dwelling
2-storey 1-bay with through side passage, 2 rooms deep. C20
brick lean-to to rear. Low chamfered plinth. C20 15-pane glazed
doors with chamfered surrounds and splayed stops. 4-pane sashes
in chamfered surrounds. No 34 retains original glazing: 12-pane
sashes with margin lights and beaded plank door. This is now the
'Railway Village Museum' and is maintained as a typical railway-
man's house of c.1900. Interior layout modified c.1890 by the
replacement of the rear washhouse and WC with scullery and a new
WC.


Listing NGR: SU1467284770

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