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John Minnis - The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England (Informed Conservation) - 9781848023284 - V9781848023284
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The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England (Informed Conservation)

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Description for The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England (Informed Conservation) Paperback. An overview and introduction to railway goods sheds and warehouses in England with a comprehenzive gazetteer. Series: Informed Conservation. Num Pages: 140 pages, 85. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; AMG; HDT; TNKX; WGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 278 x 10. Weight in Grams: 458.
Although goods traffic accounted in many cases for a higher proportion of railway companies' revenue than passengers, the buildings associated with it have received very little attention in comparison to their passenger counterparts. They once played as important a role in distribution as the `big sheds' near motorway junctions do today. The book shows how the basic design of goods sheds evolved early in the history of railways, and how the form of goods sheds reflected the function they performed. Although goods sheds largely functioned in the same way, there was considerable ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Historic England
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Series
Informed Conservation
Condition
New
Weight
458g
Number of Pages
140
Place of Publication
Swindon, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781848023284
SKU
V9781848023284
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-9

About John Minnis
John Minnis, now retired, was a Senior Investigator at Historic England Simon Hickman is a Principal Inspector of Historic Buildings and Areas with Historic England.

Reviews for The Railway Goods Shed and Warehouse in England (Informed Conservation)
John Minnis' excellent new book. ... Clearly written and generously illustrated. ... More than a mere catalogue, the book is also attentive to questions of structure, materials and stylistic expression, and to the influences on the type from beyond the railways' boundaries. ... How these huge buildings functioned, from their clerical routines to the complex physical transfer of goods on, ... Read more

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