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Former John White Shoe Factory

A Grade II Listed Building in Rushden, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2989 / 52°17'55"N

Longitude: -0.5996 / 0°35'58"W

OS Eastings: 495595

OS Northings: 267670

OS Grid: SP955676

Mapcode National: GBR DYJ.Z30

Mapcode Global: VHFPD.KHD1

Entry Name: Former John White Shoe Factory

Listing Date: 28 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423214

Location: Rushden, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN10

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Rushden

Built-Up Area: Rushden

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Whitefriars, Rushden

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list;

SP 96 NE
8/10005 Former John White
shoe factory

Factory. 1938. Sir Albert Richardson. Red brick to base of semicircular bay window and
painted brick. Roof partly concealed behind parapet and partly visible sloping glazing.
Framed construction with metal columns. Symmetrical front with central. projection, the
centre of which projects further with segmental bay window which has curved glass.
Glazing, in original metal frames, is continuous to projecting portion and continues to left
and right of this as ribbon windows; deep brick parapet above. Basement projects below
centre in red brick, and is semicircular, with a fight of steps to right and left. Full height
glazing between brick piers to left and right of centre. Projecting entrance porch to north
return has walls of glass bricks, as does projecting rear entrance. Tall brick chimney of black
painted brick, square in plan, rises at rear with battered sides and cornice. A rare example of
a factory by this important classical architect.

Listing NGR: SP9559567670

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

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