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MIDLAND SALES AND TRAINING CENTRE, THOMAS POTTERTON LIMITED

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MIDLAND SALES AND TRAINING CENTRE, THOMAS POTTERTON LIMITED

List entry Number: 1035365

Location

MIDLAND SALES AND TRAINING CENTRE, THOMAS POTTERTON LIMITED, 86, SALTISFORD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Warwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 307621

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1781 SALTISFORD (North East Side) No 86 (Midland Sales and Training Centre, Thomas Potterton Limited) SP 2765 SE 5/203

II

2. Listed mainly for reasons of historical, interest, as an early example of a practically complete range of buildings constructed for a Gas Works. 822 symmetrical design painted Roman cement with semi-circular-headed window openings and panelled reveals throughout. 1 storey central block with 2 storey wings each side, curved on plan. There are large octagonal pavilions, surmounted by slate roofs with simple domical ventilators at each end of the elevation. Wings have pointed arched glazing bars to first floor windows, 2 to either side. End pavilions have tall arched panels, 1 to each face and containing double arched panel, 1 within another, with imposts, to each floor. Cornices to wings and centre, parapets to pavilions. Pavilion on left has 1 ground floor window with pointed arched glazing bars. Single storey centre rusticated with segmental gable to cornice above pair of plain arched windows. VCH, viii, p.437.

Listing NGR: SP2782465311

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1969), 437

National Grid Reference: SP 27824 65311

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