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Tank House, Beside Canal at Crown Glass Works

A Grade II* Listed Building in Town Centre, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4496 / 53°26'58"N

Longitude: -2.736 / 2°44'9"W

OS Eastings: 351214

OS Northings: 395014

OS Grid: SJ512950

Mapcode National: GBR 9XBK.G4

Mapcode Global: WH874.YK99

Entry Name: Tank House, Beside Canal at Crown Glass Works

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075879

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216386

Location: St. Helens, WA10

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: St Helens

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Ravenhead St John

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

SJ 59 NW ST HELENS WATSONS STREET
(north side)

4/94 No 9 Tank House, beside
canal at Crown Glass
Works

- II

The grade shall be amended to read Grade II*

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SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS WATSON STREET
(north side)

4/94 No. 9
Tank house,
beside canal at
- Crown Glass Works

- II

Glass house. 1883. Brick with slate roof. Rectangular gabled
building. East facade has weathered buttresses between deep
battered buttresses. West facade has truncated remains of
deep battered buttresses. South gable end has blocked
segmental headed windows above large entrance; blocked round
window in gable. Oval cone rises through roof. Plaque
records the 1st glass tank, which started working here in
1887. Interior not inspected but said to have cast iron
columns supporting cone and former Siemens reverberatory
tank furnace. Reference: A Guide to Merseyside's Industrial
Past, P. Rees. 1984, p22.


Listing NGR: SJ5121495014

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