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Latitude: 51.5123 / 51°30'44"N
Longitude: -0.5914 / 0°35'28"W
OS Eastings: 497848
OS Northings: 180201
OS Grid: SU978802
Mapcode National: GBR F87.1BM
Mapcode Global: VHFT8.P8Q1
Entry Name: Slough Station Area Managers Office, Traffic Assistants Office, and Red Star Parcel Office
Listing Date: 3 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1321982
English Heritage Legacy ID: 38724
Location: Slough, SL2
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Slough
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Slough St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 98 SE SLOUGH RAILWAY TERRACE (south side)
2/20 Slough Station Area Manager's
Office, Traffic Assistant's
Office, And Red Star Parcels Office
Station building. 1882, by J.E. Danks in a Second Empire style. Red brick with
grey brick and stone dressings and lacing courses. Central and outer blocks
with laminated timber pavilion roofs clad in zinc fish-scale tiles with rope
moulded ridge flashing, and linking blocks with corrugated iron roofs. Plan
consists of central block and 2 smaller flanking pavilions with linking blocks.
Central block: one storey. Unfluted pilaster strips rising to dentil cornice
and moulded gutter with acroteria above; 3 oeil de boeuf attic windows with
shells above, and wrought iron balustraded surround to central flat part of roof.
4 bays; centre-hung casements, paired in 2 central bays, and half glazed double
doors in left-hand bay. Linking blocks: each has one ridge stack with oversailing
top. 4 bays; centre-hung casements, either paired or singly; half glazed double
doors in right-hand bay of left-hand block, and 2 wooden gates in right-band bay
of right-hand block. Continuous canopy in front of central and lining blocks
supported on open cast iron brackets. Outer blocks: one storey. Unfluted
pilaster strips rising to dentil cornice and moulded gutter with trefoiled
acroteria above; 3 oeil de boeuf attic windows with shells above; wrought iron
balustraded surround to central flat part of roof; end stacks on inner faces
with oversailing tops, 3 bays; tall paired centre-hung casements. B.O.E.
(Bucks), p.238; The History of Slough Maxwell Fraser, Slough Corporation, 1973,
p.52 and p.145.
Listing NGR: SU9784880201
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