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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.


List entry Number: 1136953



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


District: Middlesbrough

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59742

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MIDDLESBROUGH LINTHORPE ROAD, NZ 4920 NW east side. 7/44 No. 34 (The Shakespeare) G.V. II. Public house, mid-C19, with 1911 frontage by Kitching and Lee (Middlesbrough). Red brick with white terracotta bands and dressings; polychrome faience-faced ground floor. Welsh slate roof, concealed by parapet. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Panelled double doors and mullioned overlight, at left, in moulded surround under hoodmould with foliate drops. Similar surrounds to mullioned-and-transomed ground-floor windows, the middle wider; both with renewed glazing. Doorway and right end window each has square keystone with lifebelt motif. Similar motif in panel under middle window. Continuous frieze and cornice, raised at ends to form tympana over door and window, with applied lettering: "THE SHAKESPEARE". Central first-floor oriel window, with foliate enriched undersailing. Double-keyed moulded window surrounds, holding sashes, except for renewed fixed centre light of oriel. Top entablature and parapet, with balustraded panels at ends and central shaped false gable, with relief portrait of William Shakespeare in roundel under hoodmould. Similar applied lettering in tympanum of open pediment. Late C19 and C20 rear extensions are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4946420535

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National Grid Reference: NZ 49464 20535


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