GATEWAY AND GATES APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES WEST OF CANTEEN AT SOHO FOUNDRY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1077142

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: GATEWAY AND GATES APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES WEST OF CANTEEN AT SOHO FOUNDRY, FOUNDRY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: GATEWAY AND GATES APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES WEST OF CANTEEN AT SOHO FOUNDRY, FOUNDRY LANE

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

District: Sandwell (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 03587 88708

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History

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Details

SANDWELL MB FOUNDRY LANE (off) SP 08 NW Smethwick 9/78 Gateway and gate approximately 50 metres 30.3.87 west of canteen at Soho Foundry II

Gateway and gate. 1837, moved to present position in C20. Cast iron with surround of sandstone and brick. Gate has flat top and some attached stylised floral decoration and is set within an ovolo-moulded sandstone surround with round arch. The keystone is inscribed: "AD 1837". Within the tympanum of the arch is a cast iron figure of an elephant. A C20 inscription beside the gateway reads: "This cast iron gate and arch were brought here from the residence of James Watt, Heathfield Hall, Handsworth, built 1790 demolished 1925". Soho Foundry is on the site of the foundry established in 1796 by Boulton, Watt and Sons for the manufacture of steam engine parts.

Listing NGR: SP0358788708

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 219288

Legacy System: LBS

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