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99 and 100, Victoria Road, Swindon

Description: 99 and 100, Victoria Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 318829

OS Grid Reference: SU1556083823
OS Grid Coordinates: 415560, 183823
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5531, -1.7770

Locality: Swindon
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN1 3BE

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Listing Text

(east side)
3/167 Nos. 99 and 100

Printing works and offices. Mid C19. Ashlar Bath stone, roof not
visible. No. 99 office block of 3 storeys, 3 bays. c1930
shopfront, 12-pane sashes to first and second floors but with
central Venetian window to first floor; 16-pane with 4-pane
sidelights. Parapet. No. 100 is printing works. 2 storey, 3-
bay, rusticated ground floor with quoins, c1930 as No. 99. Display
windows and central doorcase. First floor Venetian windows, centre
sashes carried up into intrados. Single round-headed sash in
centre bay. Heavy eaves brackets and moulded timber eaves. The
works were built for The Advertiser, founded by William Morris
(Journalist/Author 1825-91) in 1854. It was the first penny paper
in the country and the first paper in Wiltshire to be printed by
steam power.

Listing NGR: SU1556083823

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Source: English Heritage

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