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Former Gas House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Martin's, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4026 / 54°24'9"N

Longitude: -1.7275 / 1°43'39"W

OS Eastings: 417786

OS Northings: 500830

OS Grid: NZ177008

Mapcode National: GBR JKCJ.SK

Mapcode Global: WHC6D.FLLQ

Entry Name: Former Gas House

Listing Date: 6 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322183

Location: St. Martin's, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: St. Martin's

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Richmond with Holy Trinity with Hudswell

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


4/117 Former Gas House


Former gas house. c1846. By G T Andrews for George Hudson's Great North of
England Railway. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof.
Single storey, 3 bays. Quoins. 3 tall round-arched quoined openings with
ashlar voussoirs giving impression of arcade. Central opening with board
doors. Outer openings double-arched, with glazing in tympana above recessed
rubble blocking. Hipped roof with raised louvred ventilator along apex.
Interior: to left, 2 round-arched furnaces of burnt bricks. The gas house
served the station complex only, being on the other side of the river from
the town of Richmond's gasworks. The chimney has been demolished, and the
building was derelict at the time of resurvey. One of an important surviving
group of railway buildings.

Listing NGR: NZ1778600830

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

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