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Latitude: 52.6389 / 52°38'19"N
Longitude: -2.4929 / 2°29'34"W
OS Eastings: 366741
OS Northings: 304685
OS Grid: SJ667046
Mapcode National: GBR BW.6T46
Mapcode Global: WH9D8.PX3V
Entry Name: Office Range Immediately South of Clock Tower Warehouse
Listing Date: 8 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054138
English Heritage Legacy ID: 361947
Location: The Gorge, Telford and Wrekin, TF8
County: Telford and Wrekin
Civil Parish: The Gorge
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Coalbrookdale
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SJ 6604 THE GORGE COALBROOKDALE
8.4.83 Office range immediately
South of Clock tower
Offices of Coalbrookdale Company, formerly a Yard building and Fire Engine House. 1838-47, extended later C19, altered circa mid C20. Stone, largely rebuilt in brick. Clay plain tile hipped roofs. Brick axial and lateral stacks.
PLAN: Originally L-shaped building, built between 1838 and 1847. Lengthened and heightened to 2 storeys, with addition of wings and canopied bays by 1883 and used principally as offices. Open canopied bays were enclosed in mid C20. Now comprises 2-storey L-shaped N-S main range with east wing with a SW wing at right angles. On east side of main range 3-bay single storey range, attached to which on the SE is a 2-storey wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey main range with large multi-pane cast-iron windows with central pivot lights, some with cambered brick arches, others with cast-iron lintels. Lower section of east wall of main range is built of stone rubble.
INTERIOR: Projection on north side has straight staircase with ornate cast-iron balusters and newel; the newel was originally surmounted by a cast-iron figure which is now in the museum. First floor offices have cast-iron ceiling roses and ventilators and board room has plaster cornice. Central range has cast-iron columns [mostly boxed in] supporting roofs.
SOURCE: The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, The Coalbrookdale Project.
Listing NGR: SJ6674104685
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