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Cosford Supply Works, Albrighton

Description: Cosford Supply Works

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255138

OS Grid Reference: SJ7807304606
OS Grid Coordinates: 378073, 304606
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6388, -2.3254

Location: A464, Albrighton, Shropshire TF11 9JA

Locality: Albrighton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF11 9JA

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Listing Text


5/29 Cosford Supply Works


Pumping Station, 1857 and,1889. Red brick with stone dressings on
rusticated masonry base. Italian Renaissance Palazzo style. 2 storeys
on tall basement, 5 bays, paired round headed windows to first floor,
double doors with round headed windows above on ground; windows to
ground floor have raised keystones, those in the second and fourth
bays from left with the dates 1889 and 1857; first floor sill band
and moulded cornice underneath, continuous horizontal stone bands at
the impost level of the window arches on both floors, projecting moulded
cornice above first floor windows supported by stone corbel brackets
with brick parapet above. Interior. Present machinery inserted in
1940s. Erected by the Wolverhampton Waterworks Company in 1857, the
original building consisted of the 3 right hand bays and was extended
in 1889 by the same company with the addition of the 2 left hand bays;
(see the straight joint between the 2 parts, especially noticeable
to the rear, and the slight differences in the carving of the company's
emblem in the second [1889] and fourth [1857] bay from the left).

Listing NGR: SJ7807304606

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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