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Former School of Art

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Latitude: 53.0023 / 53°0'8"N

Longitude: -2.1869 / 2°11'12"W

OS Eastings: 387552

OS Northings: 345018

OS Grid: SJ875450

Mapcode National: GBR MJL.58

Mapcode Global: WHBCT.CSVQ

Entry Name: Former School of Art

Listing Date: 9 April 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384431

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, ST4

County: City of Stoke-on-Trent

Electoral Ward/Division: Penkhull and Stoke

Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stoke upon Trent and Fenton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


613-1/9/133 (North West side)
09/04/91 Former School of Art


Former Art School, now offices. c1853. By Murray and Pugin for
Mintons. Brick with stone bands and dressings and Welsh slate
roof. 2-storeyed, 7 bays, the central bay advanced. Entrance
in central bay in architrave with polygonal shafts and stilted
arch with relief panels in the spandrels. Windows to each side
are 4-pane sashes with stilted arched stone heads and
keystones which form console brackets for projecting
balconette with wrought-iron railings. Upper mullioned and
transomed windows have quatrefoil tracery in gothic arched
heads. Facade is enriched with tiled bands depicting stylised
birds and foliage, and there is a continuous foliated string
course, and hood moulds to upper windows. Moulded stone
console brackets and foliate panels as eaves cornice. Upper
storey was formerly studio, and survives intact. Built as
memorial for Herbert Minton.

Listing NGR: SJ8755245018

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

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