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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: FORMER SCHOOL OF ART

List entry Number: 1195806

Location

FORMER SCHOOL OF ART, LONDON ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
City of Stoke-on-TrentUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Apr-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 384431

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History

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Details

STOKE ON TRENT

SJ8645 LONDON ROAD 613-1/9/133 (North West side) 09/04/91 Former School of Art

GV II

Former Art School, now offices. c1853. By Murray and Pugin for Mintons. Brick with stone bands and dressings and Welsh slate roof. 2-storeyed, 7 bays, the central bay advanced. Entrance in central bay in architrave with polygonal shafts and stilted arch with relief panels in the spandrels. Windows to each side are 4-pane sashes with stilted arched stone heads and keystones which form console brackets for projecting balconette with wrought-iron railings. Upper mullioned and transomed windows have quatrefoil tracery in gothic arched heads. Facade is enriched with tiled bands depicting stylised birds and foliage, and there is a continuous foliated string course, and hood moulds to upper windows. Moulded stone console brackets and foliate panels as eaves cornice. Upper storey was formerly studio, and survives intact. Built as memorial for Herbert Minton.

Listing NGR: SJ8755245018

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National Grid Reference: SJ 87552 45018

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