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Social Services Department Area Office and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Tamworth, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.634 / 52°38'2"N

Longitude: -1.6952 / 1°41'42"W

OS Eastings: 420722

OS Northings: 304067

OS Grid: SK207040

Mapcode National: GBR 4FD.XXT

Mapcode Global: WHCH3.X2X1

Entry Name: Social Services Department Area Office and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 28 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386455

Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79

County: Staffordshire

District: Tamworth

Town: Tamworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Tamworth

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Tamworth St Editha

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


670-1/7/51 (North side)
Social Services Department Area
Office and attached wall


Shown on O.S. map as No 25.
House, at one time a police station, now office. Early C18
with later additions. Brick with stone dressings; tile roof
with brick stacks. Early Georgian style. 2 storeys; 7-window
range. Cornice to ground floor; top wooden modillioned
cornice; coped gable. 2 entrances have architraves, friezes
and cornices, 6-panel doors. Ground floor has windows with
sills, and rubbed brick flat arches with keystones over
20-pane horned sashes, but window between entrances has
12-pane sash; 1st floor has round-headed windows with
keystones and small-paned horned sashes. End stacks and
cross-axial stacks. Rear has gabled wing with similar windows,
attic has 2 small-paned horizontally sliding sashes;
single-storey extension ending in late C19 cell block with
ashlar sills and lintels to barred windows, return
incorporates C18 garden wall; early C20 wing to right.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK2071904067

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