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North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
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TA 26875 09554



TA2609NE GARTH LANE 699-1/16/36 (South side) 28/02/75 West Haven Maltings and Garth Buildings (Formerly Listed as: GARTH LANE (South side) Flour Mill, Barley Kiln, Maltings and Warehouse)


Maltings and warehouses, now partly occupied by shop and sports clubs. Late C18 maltings and warehouse range, with later C19 barley kiln and loading-bay ranges. Brown and red brick. C20 slate roof to kiln range, C20 weatherboarded north gable and concrete tile roof to maltings range; original Welsh slate roof to loading-bay range. Rectangular on plan, fronting the West Haven on the south and Garth Lane to the north, with kiln range at west end. EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys. South side: tall 2-storey, 2-window kiln range to far left has pair of ground-floor windows, one with plain glazing beneath a segmental brick arch, the other a later alteration with 4 panes in a wood surround. Smaller first-floor windows with stone sills and segmental arches, one with 3 vertical lights, the other with plain glazing. Tall hipped roof with hipped ventilator section on top. Garth Lane front has inserted C20 garage door to right, a single ground-floor window and a pair of first-floor windows similar to those on the south riverside frontage. Adjoining to the east is a long range with irregular fenestration, approximately 16 bays; originally 2 storeys throughout, the western 4-window section (adjoining the kiln to the left) raised to 3 storeys. South river front: large double loading doors beneath lintel, first-floor loading door to right. Windows of varying size, those to the ground floor mostly smaller than those to upper storeys, and those to the 7 left bays more regular, with 6 panes; most windows with sills beneath segmental brick arches. The 3-storey section on the left has the roof hipped to left and half-hipped to right above a weatherboarded gable; adjoining 2-storey section has pitched roof subdivided by a raised brick-coped gable, and hipped at the right (east) end. Garth Lane frontage of main range has 2 sets of double board doors, windows with sills and glazing bars beneath segmental arches, first-floor door to taller southern section. Adjoining

to the north-east is a single-storey loading-bay range with a raised double door flanked by single segmental-arched barred windows; to the left, a large sliding door and a double board door beneath timber lintels. Stepped eaves, roof hipped to left. Above the sliding door is an enamel name-plate inscribed "GARTH BUILDINGS". The later 2-storey range adjoining to the north is not of special interest. INTERIOR: maltings and warehouse range has queen-strut roof trusses with long tie beams. Interior of barley kiln not inspected. HISTORY: West Haven was Grimsby's early port, before the dock extensions to the north were created from 1800 onwards. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N, Harris J, and Antram N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 341-2; Grimsby - Action for Conservation: Grimsby Borough Planning Department: List of buildings of local architectural or historical interest: Grimsby Borough Council: 1972-: NO.26; Grimsby Borough Council: Top Town Trail: Grimsby: 1989-: N0.44).

Listing NGR: TA2687509554


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Pevsner, N, John, H, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1964), 341-342


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: 16 Dec 2005
Reference: IOE01/14894/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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