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OFFICE RANGE IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF CLOCK TOWER WAREHOUSE

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: OFFICE RANGE IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF CLOCK TOWER WAREHOUSE

List entry Number: 1054138

Location

OFFICE RANGE IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF CLOCK TOWER WAREHOUSE, COALBROOKDALE

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

County:

District: Telford and Wrekin

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: The Gorge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 361947

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ6674104685

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