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Jackfield Tile Museum Front Block

A Grade II* Listed Building in Broseley, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6236 / 52°37'25"N

Longitude: -2.4647 / 2°27'53"W

OS Eastings: 368637

OS Northings: 302976

OS Grid: SJ686029

Mapcode National: GBR BX.7V7V

Mapcode Global: WH9DH.39LZ

Entry Name: Jackfield Tile Museum Front Block

Listing Date: 29 May 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255099

Location: Broseley, Shropshire, TF8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Broseley

Built-Up Area: Telford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Broseley with Benthall and Jackfield

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

The entry for:

SJ 60 SE JACKFIELD JACKFIELD

9/274 Jackfield Tile Museum,
front block

II

The entry shall be amended to read as follows:-

SJ 60 NE BROSELEY JACKFIELD

9/274 Jackfield Tile Museum
front block

II* (star)

Front block of tile factory, now museum. 1874 by Charles Lynam
for Craven Dunnill Tile Company. English garden wall bond plum
brick with red brick dressings; gabled plain tile roofs; brick
end and ridge stacks. L-plan with rear left wing and tower set
at angle between wings. Front block of 2-storey. 3-window range.
Iron lintel over central through-entry with decorative wrought-
iron panels to double doors. Stone impost band links 3-pointed-
arched windows with decorative tile tympanae over glazing-bar
casements to ground floor and first-floor 4-pane sashes set in
two gabled dormers flanking 2-light geometrical-style window set
in larger gabled dormer over entrance; segmental-arched 4-pane
sash to first-floor on right. Tower, which has lost spire, has
pointed-arched 2-light sashes with similar tympanae. Rear wing
has geometrical windows to front of 2-storey, 7-window range with
pilaster buttresses dividing similar-pointed-arched windows with
glazing-bar casements over segmental-arched casements to ground
floor. Segmental-arched sashes and casements to rear. Interior:
decorative tile dado and mosaic floor to stair hall with turned
balusters to open-well staircase; braced open timber roofs to
first-floor showrooms and drawing office, off which open two
small rooms with decorative tile walling. Built to house various
offices, including the first floor Drawing Offices where tiles
were designed, and a showroom where the public could see the
products of the Craven Dunnill works, one of the major Victorian
tile factories; the ground-floor of the rear wing was used as
a warehouse.

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The following building shall be included:

SJ 60 SE BROSELEY JACKFIELD

Jackfield Tile Museum,
9/274 front block

II


Front block of tile factory, now museum. 1874 by Charles Lynam
for Craven Dunnill Tile Company. English garden wall bond plum
brick with red brick dressings; gabled plain tile roofs; brick end
and ridge stacks. L-plan with rear left wing and tower set at
angle between wings. Front block of 2-storey, 3-window range.
Iron lintel over central through-entry with decorative wrought-
iron panels to double doors. Stone impost band links 3 pointed-
arched windows with decorative tile tympanae over glazing-bar
casements to ground floor and first-floor 4-pane sashes set in
two gabled dormers flanking 2-light geometrical-style window set
in larger gabled dormer over entrance; segmental-arched 4-pane
sash to first-floor on right. Tower, which has lost spire, has
pointed-arched 2-light sashes with similar tympanae. Rear wing
has geometrical windows to front of 2-storey, 7-window range with
pilaster buttresses dividing similar-pointed-arched windows with
glazing-bar casements over segmental-arched casements to ground
floor. Segmental-arched sashes and casements to rear. Interior:
decorative tile dado and mosaic floor to stair hall with turned
balusters to open-well staircase; braced open timber roofs to
first-floor showrooms and drawing office, off which open two small
rooms with decorative tile walling. Built to house various
offices, including the 1st floor Drawing Office where tiles were
designed, and a showroom where the public could see the products
of the Craven Dunnill works, one of the major Victorian tile
factories; the ground-floor of the rear wing was used as a
warehouse. Buildings attached to rear not of special
architectur or historic interest.


Listing NGR: SJ6863702976

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