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Description: Union Buildings
Date Listed: 26 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 210744
OS Grid Reference: SD8047210856
OS Grid Coordinates: 380472, 410856
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5939, -2.2965
SD 8010 NW THE ROCK
26.3.75 No 1 (Union Buildings)
Dated 1874. Neo-medieval. Red brick with stone dressings and mock timbering with plastered infill (especially to top stages). Corner site. Irregular.
4 storeys. Gable front of 3 bays and 5-bay left-hand return front. Windows generally have straight heads on ground floor, obtusely pointed heads (and ornamental sill-grilles) on 1st floor, pointed heads and drip moulds on 2nd floor and multiple mullioned lights on top floor (together with small 4-light roundels). Central window on first floor is rectangular oriel, as are 2 windows on 2nd and 3rd floors of return front, which has elaborate carving over bi-partite entry, incorporating dated coat of arms, surmounted by roundel on 1st floor under gabled canopy of pierced barge-boards on cobels. Circular corner chimney rising from fobate capital on shaft running down to ground. Steep tiled roof.
Listing NGR: SD8047210856
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Source: English Heritage
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