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Former Midland Railway Locomotive Shed

A Grade II Listed Building in Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2294 / 52°13'45"N

Longitude: -0.8878 / 0°53'16"W

OS Eastings: 476059

OS Northings: 259600

OS Grid: SP760596

Mapcode National: GBR BWG.BC0

Mapcode Global: VHDS5.K7J9

Entry Name: Former Midland Railway Locomotive Shed

Listing Date: 19 October 1995

Last Amended: 30 July 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431363

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

Town: Northampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Delapre and Briar Hill

Built-Up Area: Northampton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Northampton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 75 NE NORTHAMPTON NUNN MILLS ROAD (west side (off))

18/10010 Former Midland Railway Locomotive Shed


II


Railway locomotive shed, now disused. 1873 for the Midland Railway. Polychrome brick with corrugated sheet roof. Single storey; 15-window range of iron-framed windows with white brick round-arched heads and margin and triangular glazing. Stone sills and blue brick sill band. The last window on the right to front and rear and the windows on the right end are blocked. The windows on the long sides are set within a blind arcade of white brick arches on red brick pilasters. Plinth and dentilled eaves cornice. Rear similar. Slightly remodelled lower range with pedestrian entrance on right end. Left end has wide door frame under segmental arch, the iron lintel supported on central iron pier. The left half is blocked, the right is open. INTERIOR retains the original roof structure with wooden principals, collars and purlins and metal bracing and tie rods. Minor damage to roof structure in the 6 western bays from a 2000 fire.
A rare and little altered example of a Midland Railway locomotive shed.


Listing NGR: SP7606359600

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