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Malthouse Number 7 at Former Bass Shobnall Maltings, Shobnall

Description: Malthouse Number 7 at Former Bass Shobnall Maltings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 273030

OS Grid Reference: SK2337922838
OS Grid Coordinates: 423379, 322838
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8026, -1.6546

Locality: Shobnall
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE14 2BG

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Listing Text

Malthouse No 7 at
former Bass Shobnall Maltings
SK 22 SW 6/132


1873-77. Part of vast maltings designed by William Canning, Bass Company Engineer.
Long range of 4 storeys with 20 unequal bays. 13 bays containing the germinating
floors, 3 bays of kilns and barley garner and screens of 4 bays. The maltings
are built of red brick with blue brick dressings, stone string courses and
parapet copings. Each bay is accented by giant arched recesses creating effect
of giant arcade. Hipped tiled roofs. Gabled grain hoists with cast iron brackets
to centre of gable ends and of germinating floors. Gables to kilns and louvred
clerestory with metal cowls above. Triple gabled end elevation, arcading and
details returned. Internally the floors are supported on massive soft wood
joists by cast iron columns. Original quarry tile flooring with perforated
tiles to the kiln floor. No 7 is the last surviving unaltered floor malthouse
of the Bass Shobnall Maltings.

Listing NGR: SK2337922838

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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