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Midland Sales and Training Centre, Thomas Potterton Limited

A Grade II Listed Building in Warwick, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2852 / 52°17'6"N

Longitude: -1.5935 / 1°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 427824

OS Northings: 265311

OS Grid: SP278653

Mapcode National: GBR 5M3.RY6

Mapcode Global: VHBXH.BTFH

Entry Name: Midland Sales and Training Centre, Thomas Potterton Limited

Listing Date: 19 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307621

Location: Warwick, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Warwick

Built-Up Area: Warwick

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Warwick St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

(North East Side)
No 86
(Midland Sales and
Training Centre,
Thomas Potterton
SP 2765 SE 5/203


Listed mainly for reasons of historical, interest, as an early example of
a practically complete range of buildings constructed for a Gas Works.
822 symmetrical design painted Roman cement with semi-circular-headed window
openings and panelled reveals throughout. 1 storey central block with
2 storey wings each side, curved on plan. There are large octagonal pavilions,
surmounted by slate roofs with simple domical ventilators at each end of
the elevation. Wings have pointed arched glazing bars to first floor windows,
2 to either side. End pavilions have tall arched panels, 1 to each face
and containing double arched panel, 1 within another, with imposts, to
each floor. Cornices to wings and centre, parapets to pavilions. Pavilion
on left has 1 ground floor window with pointed arched glazing bars. Single
storey centre rusticated with segmental gable to cornice above pair of
plain arched windows.
VCH, viii, p.437.

Listing NGR: SP2782465311

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