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Description: Benlow Works
Date Listed: 1 February 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 203062
OS Grid Reference: TQ1010979538
OS Grid Coordinates: 510109, 179538
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5041, -0.4149
The following building shall be added:
TQ 17 NW 48/352 Benlow Works
Orchestrelle factory, now factory. 1909-11. Reinforced concrete frame by E P
Wells; brick exterior by Walter Cave. 4 storeys; 19-bay elevation. Entrance
bay, 7th from left, has semi-circular stepped brick architrave to doorway and
segmental-arched metal casements flanked by rusticated pilasters slightly set
forward and breaking parapet. Similar segmental-arched casement windows.
Striking elevation articulated by brick piers and full-height semi-circular
arched stepped architraves framing alternate single and double bays, the
latter with broad Diocletian windows to 3rd storey which are set above central
brick piers. Crenellated parapet. Similar rear and side elevations.
Interior: floors and roof supported on reinforced concrete columns with
Listing NGR: TQ1010979538
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Source: English Heritage
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