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Latitude: 53.3365 / 53°20'11"N
Longitude: -3.4056 / 3°24'20"W
OS Eastings: 306500
OS Northings: 383096
OS Grid: SJ065830
Mapcode National: GBR 4YNV.HP
Mapcode Global: WH768.NDHJ
Entry Name: Former Goods Shed
Listing Date: 31 January 1997
Last Amended: 12 September 2001
Source ID: 18159
Building Class: Transport
Location: At south side of railway line, east of present railway station, reached via yard at east of High Street
Built-Up Area: Prestatyn
Traditional County: Flintshire
Built in 1848 for the Chester and Holyhead Railway. The architect was Francis Thompson of Derby.
An engine shed in irregularly coursed local limestone with brick corner pilasters; roof slopes now covered in bituminous felt, which also covers rooflights in the south slope. The top part of the wall masonry and also the half-metre of the masonry at each gable is corbelled forward. Engine doorway at east side at railtrack level with brick jambs and a concrete lintel. Tall doorway from yard at centre of south elevation, also with brick jambs, over which the south roof is continued down as a canopy supported by timber struts. Brick piers built into north elevation (facing track), with small doorway between.
Timber king-post roof with diagonal bracing.
Listed as a well preserved mid C19 engine shed and for group value with the adjacent station.
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