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GOSSAGES TOWER

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: GOSSAGES TOWER

List entry Number: 1130415

Location

GOSSAGES TOWER, MERSEY ROAD

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

County:

District: Halton

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56052

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 58 SW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES MERSEY ROAD

5/91 Gossages Tower

6.10.83 II Offices, now Works, built circa 1860 for early chemical manufacturers Hutchinson & Co. Rendered with slate roof, mainly four storeys with two storey wing. Classical features include projecting plinth, rusticated quoins, projecting bands at sill level, curved heads with keystones and architrave to ground floor windows, flat moulded heads elsewhere. There is a moulded string course midway up ground floor windows and a moulded eaves cornice. Sash windows to main buildings, triple at ground floor. Double two panel bolection moulded entrance door, with plain fanlight, flanked by flat pilasters. The two storey section and the interiors are not of interest. This is a dominant building in the landscape which was formerly known as the Tower Building.

Listing NGR: SJ5126184117

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National Grid Reference: SJ 51261 84117

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