Site of Goods Shed S of Lower Hillmorton Road

Description of this historic site

The site of a goods shed where railway wagons unloaded goods. The goods shed was built during the Imperial period. It was situated adjacent to Hillmorton railway station, off Lower Hillmorton Road, Rugby.

Notes about this historic site

1 Goods shed marked on 1923 map.
2 A goods yard (3-4 acres) and goods shed were located adjacent to the west side of Hillmorton Station (Rugby Central). First plans of the goods yard with the shed appeared in the Rugby Advertiser 1st May 1897 and included a cattle dock and a horse and carriage dock. The yard and shed opened on 15th March 1899 with some minor variations from the original plan.

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