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Statutory Address:

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

City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 91748 98662



SO9198NE QUEEN STREET 895-1/12/294 (South side) 16/07/49 No.43A (Formerly Listed as: QUEEN STREET (South side) Nos.43 AND 43A)


Formerly known as: No.43 QUEEN STREET. Mechanics' Institute, Free Library from 1869, Athenaeum from 1872, now offices. 1836. Stucco with parapeted roof. Greek Revival style. 2 storeys; 5-window range, 3-bay gabled centre with end bays breaking forward. Flat pilasters and entablature to ground floor, top entablatures to end bays. Windows are sashed with horns, those to 1st floor are round-headed with glazing bars and entablatures set in panels with architraves and paterae; larger central window has bowed balcony with iron railing. Entrances to end bays have attached porches, paired 3-panel doors and overlights. Coped truncated gable and brick stacks. The building was important as a forum for discussion for townspeople who were responsible for the C19 development of Wolverhampton.

Listing NGR: SO9174898662


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 19 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/02051/01
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