FORMER SHIRT AND COLLAR FACTORY PREMISES OF BARNICOTTS LIMITED PRINTERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1391326
Date first listed:
14-Apr-2004
Statutory Address:
FORMER SHIRT AND COLLAR FACTORY PREMISES OF BARNICOTTS LIMITED PRINTERS, ST AUGUSTINE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER SHIRT AND COLLAR FACTORY PREMISES OF BARNICOTTS LIMITED PRINTERS, ST AUGUSTINE STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 22990 25018

Details



744/0/10018 ST AUGUSTINE STREET Former Shirt and Collar Factory; premi ses of Barnicotts Limited, printers.

II Shirt and collar factory. Circa 1890s; probably designed by A. B. Cottam. Red brick with concrete dressings. Slate roof with parapeted gable ends. PLAN: Long 12-bay 3-storey building with 3-bay wing on south east side; later single-storey outshut in the angle. Late Victorian Renaissance style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. North east and south west gable ends of three bays with giant brick pilaster buttresses with scroll pediment caps, 3-light wooden window frames, the second floor with round-arch heads and glazing bars, the centre with stringcourse rising over as hoodmould; the gables with small pedimented apex and moulded coping. The north west and south east side elevations have large 3-light wooden frame windows between pilaster buttresses supporting deep eaves, bay six on south east side has taking-in doors on each floor and 3-bay wing to left with similar, but 2-bay gable end and lift tower in angle on left; slender brick chimney stack on third buttress from left end on south east side and later single storey outshut below. INTERIOR altered, but ground floor contained manager's and clerks' offices, a cutting room, a washing and starching room and an engine room; first floor was machining and turning room and the second floor was for ironing and polishing. NOTE: St Augustine Street Shirt and Collar Factory was built for the Tone Vale Manufacturing Company, whose proprietor was Henry J. Van Trump. An example of a late Victorian textile factory of some architectural distinction producing the specific product of a local industry.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
494120
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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