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Mercury Printing Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3499 / 51°20'59"N

Longitude: -2.9772 / 2°58'38"W

OS Eastings: 332039

OS Northings: 161660

OS Grid: ST320616

Mapcode National: GBR J6.V9T8

Mapcode Global: VH7CK.BBXG

Entry Name: Mercury Printing Offices

Listing Date: 4 May 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33262

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Built-Up Area: Weston-Super-Mare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

WATERLOO STREET
1.
5121 (south side)
No 32
ST 3261 NW 10/59 4.5.79 (Mercury Printing
Offices)
II GV
2.
1885, by Hans Price. Exuberant Dutch Baroque style with a dash of Spanish influence
in the tower. Bath stone with modern weatherproofing. Two bays, the right hand one
3½ storeys, forming a break with shaped gable and multiple pilaster-work, the left
hand one being glazed 2 storey quadrant with mullion and transom windows linking the
Waterloo Street frontage with the street line of The Boulevard. This is emphasised
by a four-staged tower with shaped gabling, corbelled pilasters and an arcaded loggia.
Ornament includes balustraded parapet to quadrant, carved keystones to second floor
of right hand bay, herm-pilasters, a gable tip oculus and shell hood, and a wide-
arched entrance with carved material in spandrels. This building is in an important
position and has a special silhouette which gives it extra value.


Listing NGR: ST3203961660

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