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Careers Office That Part of the Civic Offices Which Was Formerly the Water Board Offices, Ashton-under-Lyne

Description: Careers Office That Part of the Civic Offices Which Was Formerly the Water Board Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212667

OS Grid Reference: SJ9383299210
OS Grid Coordinates: 393832, 399210
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4896, -2.0944

Location: 160 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside OL6 7JX

Locality: Ashton-under-Lyne
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: OL6 7JX

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW (north side)
4/19 That part of
the Civic Offices
which was formerly
the Water Board
(formerly listed
as Water Board


Includes No. 42 Warrington Street (east side). Offices.
c.1840 but completely reconstructed with a steel-framed
structure in C20. Ashlar. 5 x 8 bays with 3 storeys.
Projecting plinth, sill bands, eaves cornice with blocking
course. Door in bay 2 with flat hood and pilasters. Door in
bays 6 and 7 (and one on left return) with architraves and
console brackets supporting flat hoods. Large elliptical-
headed window in bay 4 with rusticated surround and dropped
keystone. A carved lion centrally surmounts the blocking
course. Other details are restrained, the sash windows being
in plain openings.

Listing NGR: SJ9383299210

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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