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Description: The Ropewalk
Date Listed: 17 September 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 165663
OS Grid Reference: TA0291422945
OS Grid Coordinates: 502914, 422945
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6928, -0.4429
5264 WATERSIDE ROAD
TA 0222 3/125
TA 0223 5/125
1767, north half rebuilt 1921-2. Red brick walls, pantile roof, shuttered windows.
4000 yards long. Queen post roof truss with collar beam. In use for manufacturing
ropes up to 44" circumference, formerly of hemp, now of sisal. Right-hand extension
has moulded gable end to road with mansard roof of pantiles. Part rebuilt. Brick
dentil eaves cornice. Segmental-headed windows and door to side elevation, 2 windows
of 3 lights, modern glazing and door with round-headed radiating fanlight. Road
elevation has circular window above segmental-headed hoist door with keystone and
1 window. 2 windows and 1 modern to ground. Dated I.H.1807. This section is
linked to the main ropewalk by a modern building.
Listing NGR: TA0291422945
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Source: English Heritage
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