MIDLAND SALES AND TRAINING CENTRE, THOMAS POTTERTON LIMITED

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1035365

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1973

Statutory Address: MIDLAND SALES AND TRAINING CENTRE, THOMAS POTTERTON LIMITED, 86, SALTISFORD

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Location

Statutory Address: MIDLAND SALES AND TRAINING CENTRE, THOMAS POTTERTON LIMITED, 86, SALTISFORD

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick (District Authority)

Parish: Warwick

National Grid Reference: SP 27824 65311

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 307621

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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