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The Factory Shop, Rotherham

Description: The Factory Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335710

OS Grid Reference: SK4287792852
OS Grid Coordinates: 442877, 392852
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4307, -1.3561

Location: 36 High Street, Rotherham S65 1AA

Locality: Rotherham
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S65 1AA

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Listing Text

(south side)
9/74 No 15
(The Factory Shop)
House now shop. Early-mid C19. Red brick in Flemish bond, Welsh slate roof.
3 storeys; 3 x 3 bays; occupies corner site. Main front: pedimented central
bay breaks forward. C20 shop windows to full width of ground floor, corner
entrance to left. Chamfered ashlar quoins to upper storeys, projection also
quoined. 1st floor: sill band with moulded soffit. Sashes with glazing bars
in architraves with moulded sills on shaped brackets. 2nd floor: shorter
unequally-hung 9-pane sashes with less ornate bracketed sills. Shaped brackets
on table beneath boxed oversailing eaves. Left end of roof hipped.
Left return: C20 shop front to ground floor. Upper floors as front but without
pedimented break. Built on site of old vicarage immediately adjacent to Church
of All Saints (q.v.). Shown as Mechanics' Institute on 1851 O.S. map. Later
formed the 'Caxton Works' premises of the Rotherham Advertiser first published
on January 2nd 1858. Included for group value.
Rotherham Annual, 1908 (illustrated without shop front).

Listing NGR: SK4288492852

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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