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Iron Framed Shed to South of Downings Malthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8595 / 51°51'34"N

Longitude: -2.2547 / 2°15'16"W

OS Eastings: 382555

OS Northings: 217913

OS Grid: SO825179

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.6T5

Mapcode Global: VH94B.VJWB

Entry Name: Iron Framed Shed to South of Downings Malthouse

Listing Date: 15 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472347

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Hempsted with Gloucester, Saint Mary de Lode and Saint Mary de Crypt

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


844-1/15/198 (East side)
Iron-framed shed to south of
Downing's Malthouse


Transit shed. Built 1867 for Midland Railway Company. Iron
framed clad in corrigated iorn, with hipped slate roof. Square
on plan, of 4x4 bays, roofed in two parallel rectangular
sections. Single storey. Roof cantilevered out towards quay.
Cast-iron columns with moulded capitals; wrought-iron trusses.
Built as a transit shed for the temporary storage of grain
sacks prior to sending on by rail. A good and complete example
both of its type and of a mid C19 iron frame. Part of an
outstanding group of dock structures.

Listing NGR: SO8255517912

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

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