East Sheen Filling Station

architectural structure in Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, UK

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East Sheen Filling Station
Petrol station on Upper Richmond Road West (geograph 5915306).jpg
East Sheen Filling Station is located in London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
East Sheen Filling Station
Location within London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
General information
TypePetrol service station
Location567 Upper Richmond Road, East Sheen, London SW14 in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
Listed Building – Grade II
Official nameEast Sheen Filling Station
Designated11 May 2012
Reference no.1406667

East Sheen Filling Station is a petrol service station at 567 Upper Richmond Road, East Sheen, London SW14 in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It dates from about 1926.[1] In 2012 Historic England designated it as a Grade II listed building,[1][2] citing it as "one of the earliest surviving examples of a purpose-built filling station" and "a pioneering UK instance of an 'American-style' filling station, with canopy and office under a single roof".[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Car-chitecture: English Heritage celebrates motoring – in pictures". The Guardian. 27 November 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b Historic England (11 May 2012). "East Sheen Filling Station (1406667)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 September 2016.

Coordinates: 51°27′51″N 0°16′41″W / 51.46413°N 0.27803°W / 51.46413; -0.27803

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