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99 and 100, Victoria Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastcott, Swindon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5531 / 51°33'11"N

Longitude: -1.777 / 1°46'37"W

OS Eastings: 415560

OS Northings: 183823

OS Grid: SU155838

Mapcode National: GBR YRY.2T

Mapcode Global: VHB3M.47Y7

Entry Name: 99 and 100, Victoria Road

Listing Date: 17 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318829

Location: Swindon, SN1

County: Swindon

Unitary Authority Ward: Eastcott

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Swindon Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

VICTORIA ROAD
SU 18 SE SWINDON
(east side)
3/167 Nos. 99 and 100
17.2.70
GV II

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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