Listed Building: ENGINE HOUSE, GREAT NORTHERN ROAD (1230486)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 893, 4, 2
Date assigned Friday, September 5, 1986
Date last amended


GEngine House built for the Great Northern Railway at their Friargate Station. 1877-8 by Kirk & Randall of Sleaford. Italianate style. Red and blue brick, Welsh slate roofs. Decorative corbelled eaves band. Double chamfered plinth. Single storey with a two storey tower at the south west corner. South elevation of six bays arranged symmetrically 3 Plus 3. Six segment headed windows with metal casements. Set between them is a C20 rock-faced fireplace. Raised louvred lantern to roof. Square tower to left with deeply overhanging hipped roof on brackets. Three round-arched louvred lights to first floor on three sides. North elevation has six windows as to south, though one has been made into a doorway. In the centre a large round-arched double doorway with blocked tympanum. East gable end has a pedimented gable with circular louvred opening. The engine house was built to provide power for the hydraulic cranes and hoists in the adjoining warehouse.

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Grid reference SK 3459 3612 (point)
Map sheet SK33NW

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