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Description: Brewhouse at Ind Coope Burton Brewery
Date Listed: 30 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 273065
OS Grid Reference: SK2450623269
OS Grid Coordinates: 424506, 323269
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8064, -1.6379
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5369 (North side)
SK 22 SW 0/759 Brewhouse at Ind Coope
GV Burton Brewery
Brewhouse. c1856, with addition of 1896 and later alterations. Red brick with
Welsh slate roof. L-plan at rightangles to street; angle of L partly infilled
by C20 additions, not of special architectural interest. End of range facing
Offices of Ind Coope Burton Brewery (q.v.) is the addition of 1896. Twin-gabled
elevation facing street; one gable to side. 3 storeys and attic; 4 bays defined
on the first and second floors by pilasters with moulded imposts and a round-headed
arcade. Ground-floor windows have glazing bars under moulded cambered heads,
one window now blocked with door. Large pane metal casements on first floor
have segmental heads with keyblocks, those on the third floor are round headed
with radiating glazing bars. Gables above frieze with brewer's name each have
2 round-headed casements under terracotta panels. Sate plaques under segmental
pediments surmounted by decorative iron vanes. Brewhouse extends from rear
joined by a linking bay. Presumed fermenting house to left; taller brewhouse
to right. Left part has ground-floor arcade of 11 round-headed arches, partly
obscuredby C20 extension. 3 storeys. Windows are large paned metal casements
with segmental heads, those on the upper floor in tall recessed panels, blind
in the lower part. Right part has 2-span roof. 5 storeys; 7-window range
of mostly C20 casements. Glazed ridge lights and ventilators. Gables have
blind round-headed panels and decorative iron vanes. Ground-floor arcade similar
to left part on rear elevation. Linking block project stowards tower on right.
2 large tripartite segmental-headed windows on upper floor. Tower has water
tank on top of 5 tall storeys. 3 casements with cambered heads on each stage;
closely spaced on short sides, wider on the long face at the tail of the L-plan
range. Stone floor bands with moulded brick dentils. Tank has pyramidal tile
roof with ventilator. The brewery was purchased by Ind Coope & Co in 1856
when it was being constructed for Mr Middleton. This was the first brewhouse
in Burton to be acquired by a firm of London brewers. J Cooksey: Brewery Buildings
in Burton on Trent p,15-16.London: Victorian Society, 1984.
Listing NGR: SK2450623269
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Source: English Heritage
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