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Covered Dock and Workshops at British Waterways Maintenance Depot

A Grade II Listed Building in Hartshill, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5537 / 52°33'13"N

Longitude: -1.5171 / 1°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 432836

OS Northings: 295202

OS Grid: SP328952

Mapcode National: GBR 6K8.TGS

Mapcode Global: VHBWC.N29P

Entry Name: Covered Dock and Workshops at British Waterways Maintenance Depot

Listing Date: 30 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309187

Location: Hartshill, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV10

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Hartshill

Built-Up Area: Nuneaton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Hartshill Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP39NW (South-west side)
2/94 Covered dock and workshops at
British Waterways Maintenance
Covered dock and workshops building. Mid C19, but probably with late C18
origins. Flemish bond purple brick with dentil cornice; some Hartshill granite
rubble in rear wall to road. C20 plain-tile hipped roofs; brick central ridge
stack. L-plan, with wing on right. One storey; 12 bays. Main range of 7 bays of
varying widths. First bay has lower roof; wide elliptical arch, blocked and with
2 casements inserted late C20, has small circular windows above to left and
right, and flanking piers. Fourth bay has elliptical-arched double doors;
seventh bay has similar, narrower, double-leaf doors. Round-arched windows
throughout have many glazing bars; sixth bay has C20 half-glazed door inserted.
Left range is set back and has another wide elliptical arch. 4-bay wing has
paired bays slightly recessed between brick piers. Stable door on right has
fanlight. Small central pediment gable has dentil cornice and semi-circular
window. Painted wood clock turret at angle of roof. Lower stage has square
windows with decorative glazing to front and rear, and round clock faces to
return sides. Upper stage has angle piers and paired louvred round-arched
openings. Concave lead roof with weathervane. Right return side has wide
elliptical arch to covered dock at lower level, with 2 small semi-circular
openings above; the left opening is blocked. Smaller blind semi-circular and
round-arched openings to left. Interior of dock has shallow segmental tranverse
vaults of brick between iron beams. Blacksmith's shop has hearth etc. Workshops
have King-post and Queen-post roofs.

Listing NGR: SP3283695202

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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