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The Shakespeare

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Middlesbrough

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Latitude: 54.5776 / 54°34'39"N

Longitude: -1.2363 / 1°14'10"W

OS Eastings: 449464

OS Northings: 520535

OS Grid: NZ494205

Mapcode National: GBR MHTH.4T

Mapcode Global: WHD6Z.Z6GK

Entry Name: The Shakespeare

Listing Date: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59742

Location: Middlesbrough, TS1

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Middlesbrough St Columba with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 4920 NW
east side.
7/44 No. 34 (The
G.V. II.
Public house, mid-C19, with 1911 frontage by Kitching and Lee
(Middlesbrough). Red brick with white terracotta bands and dressings;
polychrome faience-faced ground floor. Welsh slate roof, concealed by
parapet. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Panelled double doors and mullioned overlight,
at left, in moulded surround under hoodmould with foliate drops. Similar
surrounds to mullioned-and-transomed ground-floor windows, the middle wider;
both with renewed glazing. Doorway and right end window each has square
keystone with lifebelt motif. Similar motif in panel under middle window.
Continuous frieze and cornice, raised at ends to form tympana over door and
window, with applied lettering: "THE SHAKESPEARE". Central first-floor
oriel window, with foliate enriched undersailing. Double-keyed moulded
window surrounds, holding sashes, except for renewed fixed centre light of
oriel. Top entablature and parapet, with balustraded panels at ends and
central shaped false gable, with relief portrait of William Shakespeare in
roundel under hoodmould. Similar applied lettering in tympanum of open
pediment. Late C19 and C20 rear extensions are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4946420535

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

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