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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: TELEPHONE BUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1195853

Location

TELEPHONE BUILDINGS, TRININTY STREET

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: 15-Mar-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 384509

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History

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Details

STOKE ON TRENT

SJ84NE TRINITY STREET, Hanley 613-1/8/58 (South side) Telephone Buildings

II

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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National Grid Reference: SJ 88088 47583

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