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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: JACKFIELD TILE MUSEUM FRONT BLOCK

List entry Number: 1367609

Location

JACKFIELD TILE MUSEUM FRONT BLOCK

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityBroseley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-May-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255099

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: SJ 68637 02976

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