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Carriage Works No 8 Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.5634 / 51°33'48"N

Longitude: -1.7909 / 1°47'27"W

OS Eastings: 414592

OS Northings: 184965

OS Grid: SU145849

Mapcode National: GBR YPT.N0

Mapcode Global: VHB3D.XY3W

Plus Code: 9C3WH675+9M

Entry Name: Carriage Works No 8 Shop

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318780

Location: Central Swindon, Swindon, SN1

County: Swindon

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Swindon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Swindon New Town

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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6/119 Carriage works No. 8 shop
Carriage works, now industrial workshops. 1870-72 for GWR, extended to
east 1872-3. Rock-faced snecked Foxwood rubble with Bath stone
quoins, strings and window dressings. Slate roofs with apex
glazing and ventilation cowls. Street elevation of 15 bays in 5
groups of 3, 2 storeys. Ground floor arcaded windows with
segmental heads and corniced keystones on cast iron columns. First
floor brick segmental window heads, also with corniced keystones
and multiple pivot lights. Glazed doors to ground level. East
facade splayed.
Internally, ground level iron joists on cast iron columns carrying
brick segmental vaults. Upper floor 8 bays of cast iron round
section keeled stanchions, lugged at storey heights, carrying I-
section plates and light steel angle trusses. 6 spans. Similar
intermediate columns on external side walls. Wall to London Street
extended left with ground floor glazed accommodation to No. 7 shop

Listing NGR: SU1459284965

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