EXCHANGE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1139843

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: EXCHANGE HOUSE, 6, EXCHANGE SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: EXCHANGE HOUSE, 6, EXCHANGE SQUARE

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

District: Middlesbrough (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 49716 20637

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History

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Details

MIDDLESBROUGH EXCHANGE SQUARE, NZ 4920 NE north side. 8/32 No. 6 part (Exchange House) (formerly listed as part of 17.11.78 Post Office).

G.V. II Wrongly shown on O.S. plan as Marton Road. Post office, 1878/79, with late C20 right staircase extension. Sandstone banded rusticated ground floor; brick in Flemish bond with stone dressings, on upper floors; and ashlar basement. Welsh slate roof. Baroque style. 3 storeys, basement and attic, 4 bays. In end bays 4 steps up to 3-panel double doors and overlights, in fluted coved surrounds, under enriched bracketed, Greek-key friezes and cornice hoods with enriched soffits. Sash windows: with moulded sills and panelled aprons, in moulded surrounds under bracketed similar frieze and fluted band, on ground floor. Upper-floor windows in architraves: first-floor under bracketed panelled friezes and pediments, segmental in 2 middle bays; balustraded aprons and moulded sill string. Guilloche-moulded sill band on 2nd floor. Heavy top entablature. Balusters missing from parapet with flagpole. 2 blocked basement windows. Mansard roof has corniced flat-roofed dormers with paired sash windows and glazing bars. Circular metal conical-roofed ridge ventilator. Corniced stacks at ends and on front slope. Staircase extension in keeping. Early C20 rear extensions and 7-bay left extension not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4971620637

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 59724

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