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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: 1195805



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


District: City of Stoke-on-Trent

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 384429

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SJ94SW LIGHTWOOD ROAD, Longton 613-1/7/91 (South West side) Longton Centre


Formerly known as: Sutherland Institute and Library LIGHTWOOD ROAD Longton. Sutherland Institute and Library. 1898 by Wood and Hutchings. Brick enriched with terracotta and plain tiled roof. 3-storeyed, with advanced pedimented outer bays with 3 wood mullioned and transomed windows on each floor, with brick and terracotta arched heads on first floor, and long keystones which pierce the pediment to the attic. In the central section, paired windows each side of deep moulded terracotta arched doorway, with "Sutherland Institute and Free Library" inscribed in the spandrels of the arch. Over the windows, a bass relief terracotta frieze illustrates scenes in the manufacture of pottery. Above this, wide windows with central round-arched lights, and three 6-light oriel bay windows to attic with terracotta aprons. Moulded wood modillion eaves cornice, bellcote flanked by axial stacks. Large studio windows break through the eaves line in the side elevations. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner: Staffordshire).

Listing NGR: SJ9118242934

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974)

National Grid Reference: SJ 91182 42934


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