This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BRANDON AND BYSHOTTLES BRANDON ROAD, Esh Winning NZ 14 SE (East side)
2/3 Esh Winning Miners' 30/1/76 Memorial Hall
Former Miners' Memorial Hall and village community centre. Erected in memory of First World War victims. 1928 by J.A. Robson. Rock-faced stone basement.
Light-red engineering brick in stretcher bond and elaborate, yellow terracotta dressings above. Plain, tiled roof. Late example of Edwardian Baroque. 2 storeys plus basement. Symmetrical 3+2+1+2+3-bay facade. Centre and end sections break forward. Basement crowned by string course. First floor and eaves have friezes with enriched cornices: Parapet has balustraded panels.
Ground-floor sashes, in architraves, have aprons, moulded sills and margined glazing bars. First floor has round-headed sashes in eared architraves with swept bases, shaped tops and triple keystones.
Central section has double door in porch with open segmental pediment, squat columns and angular capitals. Porch flanked by rusticated pilasters on stone pedestals. 2 sashes above under large, open segmental pediment on panelled pilasters. Shaped false gable and central clock face above. Wood lantern and cupola on roof ridge. Set-back, flanking 2-bay sections. End sections have open-pedimented centre bay which breaks forward and is framed by rusticated pilasters with panelled pilasters above. Centre bay has wide ground-floor window; first-floor tripartite window, with pedimented centre light and radial glazed head, in surround with triple keystone and semicircular archivolt on pilasters with angular capitals. Flat-topped, hipped roof has steeply-pitched sides and breaks forward over projecting sections of facade.
Building exhibits high quality materials and workmanship.
Listing NGR: NZ1942041934
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob
Engineering Brick, Stone, Terracotta, Tile, 20th Century Trades Union Hall, Recreational, Meeting Hall, Recreational Hall, Community Centre, Civil, War Memorial, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument
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