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Gossages Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Widnes, Halton

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Latitude: 53.3517 / 53°21'6"N

Longitude: -2.7336 / 2°44'1"W

OS Eastings: 351261

OS Northings: 384117

OS Grid: SJ512841

Mapcode National: GBR 9YBP.Z7

Mapcode Global: WH87Q.Z0FV

Entry Name: Gossages Tower

Listing Date: 6 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56052

Location: Halton, WA8

County: Halton

Electoral Ward/Division: Riverside

Built-Up Area: Widnes

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Widnes St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


Gossages Tower

6.10.83 II

Offices, now Works, built circa 1860 for early chemical manufacturers
Hutchinson & Co. Rendered with slate roof, mainly four storeys with
two storey wing. Classical features include projecting plinth,
rusticated quoins, projecting bands at sill level, curved heads with
keystones and architrave to ground floor windows, flat moulded heads
elsewhere. There is a moulded string course midway up ground floor
windows and a moulded eaves cornice. Sash windows to main buildings,
triple at ground floor. Double two panel bolection moulded entrance
door, with plain fanlight, flanked by flat pilasters. The two storey
section and the interiors are not of interest. This is a dominant
building in the landscape which was formerly known as the Tower

Listing NGR: SJ5126184117

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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