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Latitude: 53.4496 / 53°26'58"N
Longitude: -2.736 / 2°44'9"W
OS Eastings: 351214
OS Northings: 395014
OS Grid: SJ512950
Mapcode National: GBR 9XBK.G4
Mapcode Global: WH874.YK99
Entry Name: Tank House, Beside Canal at Crown Glass Works
Listing Date: 23 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075879
English Heritage Legacy ID: 216386
Location: St. Helens, WA10
County: St. Helens
Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre
Built-Up Area: St Helens
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Ravenhead St John
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
In the entry for:
SJ 59 NW ST HELENS WATSONS STREET
4/94 No 9 Tank House, beside
canal at Crown Glass
The grade shall be amended to read Grade II*
SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS WATSON STREET
4/94 No. 9
beside canal at
- Crown Glass Works
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
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