TANK HOUSE, BESIDE CANAL AT CROWN GLASS WORKS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1075879
Date first listed:
23-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
TANK HOUSE, BESIDE CANAL AT CROWN GLASS WORKS, 9, WATSON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TANK HOUSE, BESIDE CANAL AT CROWN GLASS WORKS, 9, WATSON STREET

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

District:
St. Helens (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 51214 95014

Details

In the entry for: SJ 59 NW ST HELENS WATSONS STREET (north side)

4/94 No 9 Tank House, beside canal at Crown Glass Works

- II

The grade shall be amended to read Grade II*

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SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS WATSON STREET (north side)

4/94 No. 9 Tank house, beside canal at - Crown Glass Works

- II

Glass house. 1883. Brick with slate roof. Rectangular gabled building. East facade has weathered buttresses between deep battered buttresses. West facade has truncated remains of deep battered buttresses. South gable end has blocked segmental headed windows above large entrance; blocked round window in gable. Oval cone rises through roof. Plaque records the 1st glass tank, which started working here in 1887. Interior not inspected but said to have cast iron columns supporting cone and former Siemens reverberatory tank furnace. Reference: A Guide to Merseyside's Industrial Past, P. Rees. 1984, p22.

Listing NGR: SJ5121495014

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
216386
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Rees, P, A Guide to Merseysides Industrial Past, (1984), 22

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03775/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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