Circa 1878. Single storey, rectangular plan engineering
works with projecting power house and stalk. Brick with
dressings of contrasting colour. 200' by 40'. Windows
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: engine house advanced off-centre
to left, altered to form shop; brick base course with
cast-iron columns and glazing; doorway on N return.
8 bays flanking to right with doorway in penultimate
W ELEVATION: 18 windows, regularly spaced.
N AND S ELEVATIONS: 4 windows, spaced as above.
STALK: tapering square section brick shaft, with
contrasting quoins, neck band and square coping of 8
brick courses; 50' high, set in N pitch of power house.
Overlapping glazing between cast-iron uprights. 4-pane
sash and case windows to former office windows at N end.
Corrugated iron piend roofs. Weathervane.
INTERIOR: steam engine removed but boiler in situ
(1987). Unusual truss form to open roof. Painted brick
Statement of Special Interest
Thomas Sherriff and Co Works were pioneers in line of
agricultural engineering works, becoming specialists in
seed drills from an early date. The simple design of the
late 19th century works is impressive by its glazing and