GOSSAGES TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130415

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1983

Statutory Address: GOSSAGES TOWER, MERSEY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GOSSAGES TOWER, MERSEY ROAD

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

District: Halton (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 51261 84117

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56052

Legacy System: LBS

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