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MERCURY PRINTING OFFICES

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: MERCURY PRINTING OFFICES

List entry Number: 1138161

Location

MERCURY PRINTING OFFICES, 32, WATERLOO STREET

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Weston-Super-Mare

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-May-1979

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33262

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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

WATERLOO STREET 1. 5121 (south side) No 32 ST 3261 NW 10/59 4.5.79 (Mercury Printing Offices) II GV 2. 1885, by Hans Price. Exuberant Dutch Baroque style with a dash of Spanish influence in the tower. Bath stone with modern weatherproofing. Two bays, the right hand one 3½ storeys, forming a break with shaped gable and multiple pilaster-work, the left hand one being glazed 2 storey quadrant with mullion and transom windows linking the Waterloo Street frontage with the street line of The Boulevard. This is emphasised by a four-staged tower with shaped gabling, corbelled pilasters and an arcaded loggia. Ornament includes balustraded parapet to quadrant, carved keystones to second floor of right hand bay, herm-pilasters, a gable tip oculus and shell hood, and a wide- arched entrance with carved material in spandrels. This building is in an important position and has a special silhouette which gives it extra value.

Listing NGR: ST3203961660

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National Grid Reference: ST 32039 61660

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