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Offices of Canning Town Glass, Swinton

Description: Offices of Canning Town Glass

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335543

OS Grid Reference: SK4637099621
OS Grid Coordinates: 446370, 399621
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4913, -1.3026

Location: 2 Whitelee Road, Swinton S64 8BH

Locality: Swinton
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S64 8BH

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/34 Offices of
Canning Town Glass


Part of foundry, now offices. Late C19. Coursed, rock-faced sandstone
facade, brick to rear; Welsh slate roof. 2-storey elongated range,
24 windows to 1st floor. Plinth, ashlar quoins. Central waggon entrance
with quoins, impost blocks and keyed segmental arch; now infilled by
C20 glazed lobby. Ground-floor windows have projecting sills, iron
casements with glazing bars, impost blocks and keyed round arches.
Taller, sashed window to far right. 1st-floor windows as ground floor,
sill band. Central 3-bay gable with flagpole. Shaped kneelers and gable
copings. Renewed brick end-stack to left; truncated end-stack to right;
2 other ridge stacks (one truncated). Rear: ornate cast-iron balustrade
to external staircase. Formed the offices, warehouse and pattern-store
of the Queen's Foundry owned by T. and C. Hattersley who moved to this
site in 1869 and were noted for the production of domestic ranges. Wing
to rear left not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SK4637099621

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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