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The Factory Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Castle, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4307 / 53°25'50"N

Longitude: -1.3561 / 1°21'22"W

OS Eastings: 442877

OS Northings: 392853

OS Grid: SK428928

Mapcode National: GBR LXZR.6X

Mapcode Global: WHDDK.41H8

Entry Name: The Factory Shop

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335710

Location: Rotherham, S65

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Boston Castle

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Rotherham

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(south side)
9/74 No 15
(The Factory Shop)
House now shop. Early-mid C19. Red brick in Flemish bond, Welsh slate roof.
3 storeys; 3 x 3 bays; occupies corner site. Main front: pedimented central
bay breaks forward. C20 shop windows to full width of ground floor, corner
entrance to left. Chamfered ashlar quoins to upper storeys, projection also
quoined. 1st floor: sill band with moulded soffit. Sashes with glazing bars
in architraves with moulded sills on shaped brackets. 2nd floor: shorter
unequally-hung 9-pane sashes with less ornate bracketed sills. Shaped brackets
on table beneath boxed oversailing eaves. Left end of roof hipped.
Left return: C20 shop front to ground floor. Upper floors as front but without
pedimented break. Built on site of old vicarage immediately adjacent to Church
of All Saints (q.v.). Shown as Mechanics' Institute on 1851 O.S. map. Later
formed the 'Caxton Works' premises of the Rotherham Advertiser first published
on January 2nd 1858. Included for group value.
Rotherham Annual, 1908 (illustrated without shop front).

Listing NGR: SK4288492852

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