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Crown Brewery Warehouse and Brewery Range, Snaith and Cowick

Description: Crown Brewery Warehouse and Brewery Range

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 164955

OS Grid Reference: SE6461221453
OS Grid Coordinates: 464612, 421453
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6855, -1.0231

Location: Spa Well Lane, Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 9EA

Locality: Snaith and Cowick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 9EA

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Listing Text

SE 62 SW
(west side)
West Cowick
2/94 Crown Brewery warehouse
and brewery range
Brewery, now warehouse. c1888 for Hartleys Brewery Company. Red brick with
black brick plinth, Welsh slate-clad wall to rear section, weatherboarded
iucam Welsh slate roof. Approximately rectangular on plan, with single-
room main section flanked by single-room ranges; stands on west side of
courtyard, with earlier brewery and malt-kiln to south (qv), and former
brewery-master's house and inn, No 2 (Wells House) to east (qv). Main
range, east side: 3 storeys and basement, 4 bays in two 2-bay sections, with
single-storey single-bay section to left, single-storey 2-bay section to
right. Plinth. Main range: section to right breaks forward, outshut to
front left with folding wagon doors. Board door to left, basement windows
beneath cambered arches, 20-pane casements to ground and first floors with
keyed segmental arches; moulded brick string courses to first and second
floors. Section to left has first-floor canted bay with 12-pane and 2-pane
sashes, cornice and flat roof, casements to second floor with margin bars
beneath segmental arches, deep corbelled brick eaves cornice, hipped roof
rising to large louvred section with hipped roof, gablets, ornate finials
and exposed rafter-ends. Section to right has projecting enclosed timber
lucam to second floor, supported on corbelled timber brackets, with windows
to front, circular openings above and upper gabled section incorporated in
main hipped roof. Hipped roof to 3-storey section to rear. Crested ridge
tiles and curled gable finials throughout. Lower section to left has hipped
roof and large central louvre with hipped roof and gablets, and square
section chimney to south-west corner, rising to full height of building,
with iron angle straps, brick bands and corbelled head with domed lead cap.
Section to right has basement window, 20-pane casement beneath keyed
cambered arch and open dentilled brick pediment to gable with blind keyed
oculus in tympanum. C20 garage of no special interest adjoins to right. In
1867 John and Thomas Hartley, brewers, were operating at Cowick; Hartleys
Brewery Company was incorporated in 1888. Most brewery equipment was
removed from interior after brewing ceased c1959.

Listing NGR: SE6461221453

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Source: English Heritage

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