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Midland Sales and Training Centre, Thomas Potterton Limited, Warwick

Description: Midland Sales and Training Centre, Thomas Potterton Limited

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 307621

OS Grid Reference: SP2782465311
OS Grid Coordinates: 427824, 265311
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2852, -1.5935

Location: 93 Saltisford, Warwick CV34 4TA

Locality: Warwick
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV34 4TA

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Listing Text

(North East Side)
No 86
(Midland Sales and
Training Centre,
Thomas Potterton
SP 2765 SE 5/203


Listed mainly for reasons of historical, interest, as an early example of
a practically complete range of buildings constructed for a Gas Works.
822 symmetrical design painted Roman cement with semi-circular-headed window
openings and panelled reveals throughout. 1 storey central block with
2 storey wings each side, curved on plan. There are large octagonal pavilions,
surmounted by slate roofs with simple domical ventilators at each end of
the elevation. Wings have pointed arched glazing bars to first floor windows,
2 to either side. End pavilions have tall arched panels, 1 to each face
and containing double arched panel, 1 within another, with imposts, to
each floor. Cornices to wings and centre, parapets to pavilions. Pavilion
on left has 1 ground floor window with pointed arched glazing bars. Single
storey centre rusticated with segmental gable to cornice above pair of
plain arched windows.
VCH, viii, p.437.

Listing NGR: SP2782465311

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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