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Double Range of Warehouses Immediately West of Hartley Bridge, Chance's Glassworks, Smethwick

Description: Double Range of Warehouses Immediately West of Hartley Bridge, Chance's Glassworks

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 219348

OS Grid Reference: SP0039489764
OS Grid Coordinates: 400394, 289764
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5058, -1.9956

Location: M5, West Bromwich, Sandwell B66 1QG

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

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Listing Text

SP 08 NW
9/135 Double range of warehouses
immediately west of
21.7.78 Hartley Bridge, Chance's


Warehouses. Circa 1840 - 52. Brick with hipped slate roofs. Built in two
blocks linked by lower section which formerly housed a causting plant. South
side, facing Birmingham Level of Birmingham Canal, of three storeys above
battered brick base. The western (left hand) block is of 12 bays and has
windows with segmental heads. The eastern block is of 15 bays. In the seventh
bay there is a blocked opening with round head to the lower storey. The first
floor window of the right hand bay is blocked. Hartley Bridge (qv) adjoins
to the right. Interior: floors carried on timber beams with central row of
cast iron columns. Roofs have bolted queen-post trusses.

Listing NGR: SP0039489764

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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