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Aynsley China Works (Northern Range)

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

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Latitude: 52.9878 / 52°59'16"N

Longitude: -2.13 / 2°7'48"W

OS Eastings: 391366

OS Northings: 343395

OS Grid: SJ913433

Mapcode National: GBR MXR.FG

Mapcode Global: WHBD1.75Y9

Entry Name: Aynsley China Works (Northern Range)

Listing Date: 15 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384490

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, ST3

County: City of Stoke-on-Trent

Electoral Ward/Division: Broadway and Longton East

Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Longton St James and St John

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


613-1/7/92 (North East side)
Aynsley China Works (northern range)


Large pottery works complex, part of Aynsley China. Built in
several phases during the second half of the C19. Brick with
tiled roofs. 3-storeyed, long range to SE with advanced
entrance blocks, one with blocked archway and Palladian style
windows over, the principal entrance to the right with archway
flanked by arched windows, and Palladian style windows over,
linked by continuous hood mould to flanking windows. Linking
sections of 3, 5 and 7 bays with round-arched windows with
continous sill band forming hood moulds. Adjoining to the NW,
the former Sydney works of 1879. Ornate range employing
mixture of gothic and classical styles. 3-storeyed,
symmetrical with 8 bays each side of the projecting entrance
block which has pedimented gable flanked by full-height
pilasters and capped by fleche, and ornamented with terracotta
bands and panelling, inscribed "Sydney Works, 1879". Arched
entrance now blocked, but the archway itself, with ornate
keystone and vermiculated voussoirs, survives. Windows in
flanking ranges have blue brick heads with stuccoed keystones
and decorated stone sills.

Listing NGR: SJ9136643395

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