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Longton Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Latitude: 52.9837 / 52°59'1"N

Longitude: -2.1328 / 2°7'57"W

OS Eastings: 391182

OS Northings: 342934

OS Grid: SJ911429

Mapcode National: GBR MWS.VY

Mapcode Global: WHBD1.68NH

Entry Name: Longton Centre

Listing Date: 15 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195805

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384429

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, ST3

County: City of Stoke-on-Trent

Electoral Ward/Division: Dresden and Florence

Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Blurton and Dresden

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


613-1/7/91 (South West side)
Longton Centre


Formerly known as: Sutherland Institute and Library LIGHTWOOD
ROAD Longton.
Sutherland Institute and Library. 1898 by Wood and Hutchings.
Brick enriched with terracotta and plain tiled roof.
3-storeyed, with advanced pedimented outer bays with 3 wood
mullioned and transomed windows on each floor, with brick and
terracotta arched heads on first floor, and long keystones
which pierce the pediment to the attic. In the central
section, paired windows each side of deep moulded terracotta
arched doorway, with "Sutherland Institute and Free Library"
inscribed in the spandrels of the arch. Over the windows, a
bass relief terracotta frieze illustrates scenes in the
manufacture of pottery. Above this, wide windows with central
round-arched lights, and three 6-light oriel bay windows to
attic with terracotta aprons. Moulded wood modillion eaves
cornice, bellcote flanked by axial stacks. Large studio
windows break through the eaves line in the side elevations.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner: Staffordshire).

Listing NGR: SJ9118242934

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