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Old Gas Works, Buildings Surrounding the Yard to South (Now Used As the Bradford on Avon Ud Council Depot

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3422 / 51°20'32"N

Longitude: -2.2514 / 2°15'5"W

OS Eastings: 382581

OS Northings: 160378

OS Grid: ST825603

Mapcode National: GBR 1SC.TW5

Mapcode Global: VH96V.XJMD

Plus Code: 9C3V8PRX+VC

Entry Name: Old Gas Works, Buildings Surrounding the Yard to South (Now Used As the Bradford on Avon Ud Council Depot

Listing Date: 23 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312561

Location: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bradford-on-Avon

Built-Up Area: Bradford on Avon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bradford-on-Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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5411 (East Side)

Old gas works.
Buildings surrounding
The Yard to South
(now used as the
Bradford-on-Avon UD
Council Depot
ST 8260 4/152


1834 and later. Ashlar facade to north with a large triangular pediment
to gable-end. Small acroterion on apex of pediment. Semi-circular window
in pediment accompanied by the date 1834 in raised numerals. The pediment
is supported by 3 pilasters with moulded capitals. 2 windows with raised
surrounds between the pilasters. Sashes, glazing bars intact. Lean-to
extension to north. 2 storey section adjoins on south side. Curved corners
at south end where entrance to Old gas works yard is situated. Coursed
rubble. Hipped slate roof. Moulded surround to roof eaves. Painted stringcourse.
3 large windows and 1 small on first-floor, all with projecting surrounds.
Sashes, thin glazing bars intact. 2 windows to ground-floor of similar
character and central mid-C19 shopfront. Fascia to shopfront with rosettes
at each end under projecting entablature. Fascia is supported by 2 pilasters
with moulded panels and moulded capitals and bases. Curved glazing.
Inside the yard, the east range is composed of 3 former coke-ovens. 3
gables with large segmental headed archways to each. Rubble with ashlar
dressings and keystones to archways. The south side of the yard has a
1-storey range of coursed rubble, Hipped slate roof. Wooden eaves cornice.
1 window towards Frome Road and 2 facing north into the yard. Projecting
window surrounds, sashes with thin glazing bars. 2 doors in yard with
plain rectangular ashlar surrounds. Included for group value.

The Old Gas Works and buildings surrounding the Yard to the south form
a group.

Listing NGR: ST8258160378

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