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Latitude: 53.0254 / 53°1'31"N
Longitude: -2.179 / 2°10'44"W
OS Eastings: 388088
OS Northings: 347583
OS Grid: SJ880475
Mapcode National: GBR MK9.VZ
Mapcode Global: WHBCT.H6LZ
Entry Name: Telephone Buildings
Listing Date: 15 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195853
English Heritage Legacy ID: 384509
Location: Stoke-on-Trent, ST1
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
Electoral Ward/Division: Etruria and Hanley
Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Hanley St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
STOKE ON TRENT
SJ84NE TRINITY STREET, Hanley
613-1/8/58 (South side)
Former telephone exchange and offices. c1900. Brick and
terracotta with plain tiled roof.
Eclectic style, with main block of 3 storeys, and 3 narrow
bays with flanking towers, all vertical spaces elongated.
Doorway to right with terracotta scroll and lettering over
giving name, "Telephone Buildings". Ornate 6-panelled door
with stained glass to overlight in segmentally pedimented head
carried on bulbous recessed columns with rusticated surrounds
and high bases.
Central segmentally-arched window with mullioned and transomed
oriel bay over. Balustraded parapet above and 3 round-arched
upper windows. Outer first-floor windows, of 2 mullioned and
transomed lights, have shallow pedimented heads with
egg-and-dart decoration. Moulded terracotta architrave to
lower left hand window. Moulded string course and eaves band.
Towers have decorative terracotta panels and corbel table and
bell-cast tiled roofs and leaded turrets carried on bulbous
balusters. Central dormer in roof of 3-lights with pediment.
Wrought-iron balustrading forms ridge cresting.
Lower block adjoins to right, 2 bays, with coped gable and
segmentally arched 3-light window. Doorway to right with
terracotta moulding and pediment over.
Listing NGR: SJ8808847583
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