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Railway Engine Shed Approximately 200 Metres North East of Junction with Deighton Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetherby, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.9328 / 53°55'58"N

Longitude: -1.3809 / 1°22'51"W

OS Eastings: 440744

OS Northings: 448701

OS Grid: SE407487

Mapcode National: GBR LQSY.TY

Mapcode Global: WHDB0.RDMV

Entry Name: Railway Engine Shed Approximately 200 Metres North East of Junction with Deighton Road

Listing Date: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341951

Location: Wetherby, Leeds, LS22

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Wetherby

Built-Up Area: Wetherby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wetherby St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

LS22 (north side, off)

5/31 Railway engine shed
approx. 200 metres
north-east of junction
with Deighton Road.


Railway engine shed, now disused. Probably c1850 for the York and North
Midland Railway, altered. Ashlar gritstone dressings to coursed, squared
magnesian limestone walling; Welsh slate roof. 1 storey, 3 x 2 bays. North
side: plinth; impost band to 3 round-arched openings with raised keystones,
the central opening with boarded doors, those to each side blind below the
impost and boarded above. Left end of roof is hipped, right end gabled.
South side: horizontally-sliding doors on left, 2 lunettes above impost band
on right. Left return: 2 boarded round-arched openings, shadow of former
adjoining building between. Right return: 2 blocked round-arched openings;
remains of lunette arch in wall between; sockets below eaves at each corner
for mid-rail of canopy now removed. Situated on the Church Fenton to
Spofforth line opened 1847 and linked to Harrogate the following year. Built
to the same design as the engine shed at Thorp Arch Station (q.v.) which
retains its canopy.

Listing NGR: SE4074448701

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

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