OFFICE RANGE IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF CLOCK TOWER WAREHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1054138
Date first listed:
08-Apr-1983
Statutory Address:
OFFICE RANGE IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF CLOCK TOWER WAREHOUSE, COALBROOKDALE

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Location

Statutory Address:
OFFICE RANGE IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF CLOCK TOWER WAREHOUSE, COALBROOKDALE

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

District:
Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
The Gorge
National Grid Reference:
SJ6674104685

Details

SJ 6604 THE GORGE COALBROOKDALE Coalbrookdale Ironworks 8.4.83 Office range immediately South of Clock tower Warehouse

GV II

Offices of Coalbrookdale Company, formerly a Yard building and Fire Engine House. 1838-47, extended later C19, altered circa mid C20. Stone, largely rebuilt in brick. Clay plain tile hipped roofs. Brick axial and lateral stacks. PLAN: Originally L-shaped building, built between 1838 and 1847. Lengthened and heightened to 2 storeys, with addition of wings and canopied bays by 1883 and used principally as offices. Open canopied bays were enclosed in mid C20. Now comprises 2-storey L-shaped N-S main range with east wing with a SW wing at right angles. On east side of main range 3-bay single storey range, attached to which on the SE is a 2-storey wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storey main range with large multi-pane cast-iron windows with central pivot lights, some with cambered brick arches, others with cast-iron lintels. Lower section of east wall of main range is built of stone rubble. INTERIOR: Projection on north side has straight staircase with ornate cast-iron balusters and newel; the newel was originally surmounted by a cast-iron figure which is now in the museum. First floor offices have cast-iron ceiling roses and ventilators and board room has plaster cornice. Central range has cast-iron columns [mostly boxed in] supporting roofs. SOURCE: The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, The Coalbrookdale Project.

Listing NGR: SJ6674104685

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
361947
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
The Ironbidge Gorge Museum Trust, , The Coalbrookdale Project

Legal

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

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Date: 10 Jul 2007
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