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Tank House, Beside Canal at Crown Glass Works, Saint Helens

Description: Tank House, Beside Canal at Crown Glass Works

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 216386

OS Grid Reference: SJ5121495014
OS Grid Coordinates: 351214, 395014
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4496, -2.7360

Locality: Saint Helens
County: St Helens
Country: England
Postcode: WA10 1NG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Number Nine Tank House: the Jubilee Glassworks 100m South West of the Government Offices on Chalon Way, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

In the entry for:

(north side)

4/94 No 9 Tank House, beside
canal at Crown Glass

- II

The grade shall be amended to read Grade II*


(north side)

4/94 No. 9
Tank house,
beside canal at
- Crown Glass Works

- II

Glass house. 1883. Brick with slate roof. Rectangular gabled
building. East facade has weathered buttresses between deep
battered buttresses. West facade has truncated remains of
deep battered buttresses. South gable end has blocked
segmental headed windows above large entrance; blocked round
window in gable. Oval cone rises through roof. Plaque
records the 1st glass tank, which started working here in
1887. Interior not inspected but said to have cast iron
columns supporting cone and former Siemens reverberatory
tank furnace. Reference: A Guide to Merseyside's Industrial
Past, P. Rees. 1984, p22.

Listing NGR: SJ5121495014

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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