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Latitude: 54.5786 / 54°34'42"N
Longitude: -1.2329 / 1°13'58"W
OS Eastings: 449684
OS Northings: 520647
OS Grid: NZ496206
Mapcode National: GBR MHTH.WG
Mapcode Global: WHD70.156T
Entry Name: Nos. 2, 2a, 4 and Zetland Buildings
Listing Date: 28 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1139842
English Heritage Legacy ID: 59723
Location: Middlesbrough, TS1
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Middlesbrough St John Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: York
MIDDLESBROUGH EXCHANGE SQUARE,
NZ 4920 NE
8/31 Nos. 2, 2A, 4 and
Wrongly shown on O.S. plan as Marton Road. Including Zetland Buildings and
right extension, Zetland Place. Offices, c.1872, in 3 builds, by W.H.
Blessley (Middlesbrough). Slightly later extension to Zetland Buildings.
Brick with stone and polychrome brick dressings. Welsh slate roofs.
Concave-curved terrace with right end convex-curved into Zetland Place.
Italianate. 3 storeys, 23 bays. Renewed doors in 3rd, 10th, 11th, 16th and
23rd bays. Segmental-arcaded ground floor with impost bands, hoodmoulds and
moulded plinth. Slightly-recessed windows with segmental heads, corbelled
sills and renewed glazing. Richly-carved imposts in bays 1 to 10 and
doorway in 16th bay. Polychrome tile imposts to windows in bays 11 to 23.
Round-arcaded first floor with plain roundels in blind tympana over
slightly-recessed paired round-headed sash windows separated by pilasters
with palmette capitals. Slightly-pointed gauged brick arches over ground
and first-floor arcades. Dogtooth sill string. Paired round-headed 2nd-
floor sash windows, separated by similar pilasters, under gauged brick heads
and hoodmoulds. Bracketed sill string and eaves cornice. Gabled dormers,
with copings and gableted kneelers, and pointed windows, over bays 2,4,6,8
and 10. Transverse ridge stacks. 7-bay extension, with slightly wider
centre bay. Segment-headed windows with renewed glazing, in keyed
round-headed recesses on first floor and segment-headed recesses on 2nd
floor; all slightly recessed in tall segment-headed arches. Plain fascias
below first-floor windows. Bracketed eaves cornice. 2 transverse ridge
stacks. Similar 5-bay right return, with oculus in gable over 3 left bays.
Similar cornice over 2 right bays, and partly-projecting stack with stepped
cornice and tall obelisk shaft. 2 right bays altered on ground floor. Rear
extensions not of special interest. Largely unoccupied and dilapidated at
time of resurvey. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: NZ4968420647
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