Description: Anchor House
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 229008
OS Grid Reference: TG2277608807
OS Grid Coordinates: 622776, 308807
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6313, 1.2905
TG 2208 NE COSLANY SQUARE
5.6.72 Anchor House
(formerly listed as Anchor Brewery
under Coslany Street)
Former Anchor Brewery, now offices and maisonettes. Early C19.
In 3 parts. Left range: Yellow brick, pantiled roof (renewed),
2 brick ridge chimneys (rebuilt). 3 storeys; 6 first-floor windows.
Early C19 style shop-front (rebuilt) to right has double half-glazed doors
flanked by shop windows with glazing bars and 4 fluted Doric half-columns
under triglyph frieze with dentilled cornice. 1980s flattened arch to left.
Windows have sashes with glazing bars under flat gauged brick arches.
Box cornice. Date-stone on left wall: B/TJ/1773. 2-storey range adjoining
to right has 3 round-headed ground floor windows with keyblocks and 3 sashes
in weather-boarded first floor (rebuilt). Later C19 Right range (1868)
Red brick with yellow brick details; hipped slate 2-span roof. 4 storeys;
7-window range with 3 bays defined by pilasters. First and second-floor
windows have round-headed casements with glazing bars and cambered brick
arches on the ground and third floors. Dentilled third-floor string course
and moulded eaves cornice. Rounded corner to Westwick Street frontage flanks
a 9-window range in similar style. Carriage arch to left with 3 windows above
joins the left range (q.v.). Former Vat House to rear: Painted brick,
slate roof. Now 2 storeys; 4 window range. Facade has central segmental headed
door flanked by pairs of round-headed windows with glazing bar casements.
Dentilled string course under continuous casement lights. Louvred roof
ventilator. Interior: Left part entirely re-modelled; right part has barrel-
vaulted ground floor with rows of cast iron columns; and the Vat House retains
its original industrial A-frame roof. Remodelled 1983-4 copying original features
Listing NGR: TG2277608807
Source: English Heritage
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