FISH PROCESSING AND SMOKING FACTORY (GH ABERNETHIE LIMITED)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1379882
Date first listed:
30-Jun-1999
Statutory Address:
FISH PROCESSING AND SMOKING FACTORY (GH ABERNETHIE LIMITED), SIDEBOTTOM STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FISH PROCESSING AND SMOKING FACTORY (GH ABERNETHIE LIMITED), SIDEBOTTOM 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 27938 10955

Details

GRIMSBY

TA2710NE SIDEBOTTOM STREET, The Docks 699-1/7/140 (South side) Fish processing and smoking factory (GH Abernethie Ltd)

GV II

Fish processing and smoking factory. c.1900 with C20 alterations. Red brick, with street front part rendered and colourwashed. Concrete tile roof to north range; slate roof to south range. PLAN AND EXTERIOR: north range: 2 storeys, 2 first-floor openings; L-shaped smoking tower to left and rear, rising to 4-storey height. Southern range rising to 3 storeys, 2 first-floor windows, gable facing. North range has wide ground-floor door with blocked segmental-arched window to left. Recess to right beneath lintel continued to form sill to central first-floor door beneath segmental arch. Narrow segmental-arched first-floor window to right with glazing bars. Bracketed gutter. Hipped roof sloping up to smoking tower to left. Narrow L-shaped tower rising from left and rear of building, the long sides with rows of rectangular ventilator hatches at the top containing centrally-pivoted wooden flaps: 7 hatches to sides of left range, 3 to rear range. Flat roof with 4 ventilation cowls to left range, 2 to rear range. South range: 3-storey section has double door to ground floor left beneath lintel. First floor has segmental-arched door directly above the ground-floor door, with a segmental-arched window with sill to right. Second floor has door to right of centre with an external enclosed porch. Beside this, to left, is a small segmental-arched window, and beyond this a C20 window. All windows have C20 glazing. An external staircase leads up to the first and second floors, with platforms carried on timber joists outside each of the doors. Between the main southern and northern ranges is a narrow single-window 2-storey section with a recessed ground-floor section beneath a lintel, containing a single window; C20 first-floor window. 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. The only surviving example here with this particular design of smoking tower. 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: TA2793810955

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
479324
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.

End of official listing

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