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The Seven Storey Warehouse and Offices at Chance's Glassworks, Smethwick

Description: The Seven Storey Warehouse and Offices at Chance's Glassworks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 219345

OS Grid Reference: SP0054689759
OS Grid Coordinates: 400546, 289759
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5057, -1.9934

Location: Palace Dr, West Bromwich, Sandwell B66 1NZ

Locality: Smethwick
County: Sandwell
Country: England
Postcode: B66 1NZ

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Listing Text

SP 08 NW
9/132 The seven-storey warehouse
and offices at Chance's
21.7.78 Glassworks


Warehouse and offices. 1847. Brick with hipped slate roofs. Main block of
L-plan of seven storeys. West wall of six bays having windows with segmental
heads. Left hand bay contains wide entrance with glazed round arch. At the
left, in the end wall of the wing which runs back towards the east, is a further
bay with windows within blocked doorways. Above this is a timber bellcote.
Adjoining the south-west corner is a three-storey office with a bowed west end.
This has windows with gauged brick heads. Interior: the west end of the office
contains a two-storey hall with staircase leading off. The ground floor of the
warehouse was used for packing and storage of glass and glassware, the second
floor for splitting and cutting, and the upper floors for storing cylinders
and crates.

Listing NGR: SP0054689759

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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