FISH SMOKING FACTORY (QUALITY FISH COMPANY)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1379847
Date first listed:
30-Jun-1999
Statutory Address:
FISH SMOKING FACTORY (QUALITY FISH COMPANY), HENDERSON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FISH SMOKING FACTORY (QUALITY FISH COMPANY), HENDERSON STREET

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

District:
North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TA 27998 11002

Details

GRIMSBY

TA2711SE HENDERSON STREET, The Docks 699-1/5/122 (West side) Fish smoking factory (Quality Fish Company)

GV II

Fish processing and smoking factory. Late C19. Yellow brick with red brick dressings, part colourwashed and rendered. Concrete tiled roof to lower section, corrugated metal roofs to smoking tower. Front to Henderson Street, rear to Brown Street. EXTERIOR: Henderson Street front has gable facing; 2 low storeys to right with single openings to each floor beneath a lean-to roof; smoking tower to left rising to 3-storey height. Rendered ground floor with board door. Red brick quoins to above right. C20 wooden staircase to first-floor board door beneath timber lintel and projecting hoist arm; ventilator hatch above with top-hung flap. Narrow smoking tower to left has quoins to right, narrow lean-to to left, and taller gabled section with continuous openings to the left and right returns with brick sills and rows of 4 centrally-pivoted wooden ventilator hatches. Brown Steet front has 2-storey gabled section with 2 first-floor windows; smoking tower set back to right. Rendered ground floor with single C20 casement, colourwashed first floor with pair of cross windows with sills beneath continuous lintel. INTERIOR: not inspected. One of a series of small fish processing and smoking factories at Grimsby, dating from the period when Grimsby was one of the foremost fishing centres in the world. This is the only example of the smaller type of fish-smoking factories once found at Grimsby, and is the only surviving factory with this particular tower design. Of additional interest as part of a close group of smoking-houses of various dates and designs in the square bounded by Surtees Street, Brown Street and Sidebottom Street (qv).



Listing NGR: TA2799811002

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
479281
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 08 Feb 2006
Reference: IOE01/14894/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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