List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TANK HOUSE, BESIDE CANAL AT CROWN GLASS WORKS

List entry Number: 1075879

Location

TANK HOUSE, BESIDE CANAL AT CROWN GLASS WORKS, 9, WATSON STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
St. HelensMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216386

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for: SJ 59 NW ST HELENS WATSONS STREET (north side)

4/94 No 9 Tank House, beside canal at Crown Glass Works

- II

The grade shall be amended to read Grade II*

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SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS WATSON STREET (north side)

4/94 No. 9 Tank house, beside canal at - Crown Glass Works

- II

Glass house. 1883. Brick with slate roof. Rectangular gabled building. East facade has weathered buttresses between deep battered buttresses. West facade has truncated remains of deep battered buttresses. South gable end has blocked segmental headed windows above large entrance; blocked round window in gable. Oval cone rises through roof. Plaque records the 1st glass tank, which started working here in 1887. Interior not inspected but said to have cast iron columns supporting cone and former Siemens reverberatory tank furnace. Reference: A Guide to Merseyside's Industrial Past, P. Rees. 1984, p22.

Listing NGR: SJ5121495014

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Rees, P, A Guide to Merseysides Industrial Past, (1984), 22

National Grid Reference: SJ 51214 95014

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