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Former Goods Shed

A Grade II Listed Building in Prestatyn, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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

County: Denbighshire

Community: Prestatyn

Community: Prestatyn

Built-Up Area: Prestatyn

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Built in 1848 for the Chester and Holyhead Railway. The architect was Francis Thompson of Derby.

Exterior

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.

Interior

Timber king-post roof with diagonal bracing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved mid C19 engine shed and for group value with the adjacent station.

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