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Brookes Works

A Grade II Listed Building in St Matthew's, Walsall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5851 / 52°35'6"N

Longitude: -1.9805 / 1°58'49"W

OS Eastings: 401419

OS Northings: 298586

OS Grid: SP014985

Mapcode National: GBR 2F2.L6

Mapcode Global: WHBG1.K941

Entry Name: Brookes Works

Listing Date: 22 February 1999

Last Amended: 6 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473038

Location: Walsall, WS1

County: Walsall

Electoral Ward/Division: St Matthew's

Built-Up Area: Walsall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Walsall St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SP 0198 NW WALSALL LEICESTER STREET
(south west side)

13/10021 Numbers 7-15 (odd)
Brookes Works

II

Saddle works and shops. 1890-91, extended c1900 with minor C20 alterations. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Various tall brick stacks. 4 storey. T-plan. Street front has shops to ground floor with painted pilasters between and continuous entablature and fascia boards. Central passage entrance with segmental arch and ashlar keystone. To left single shops either side entrance to offices above, each shop has recessed doorway and plate glass window with overlights. To right central pair of doorways with stained glass overlights and large flanking shop windows also with stained glass overlights. Above upper 2 floors have tall giant pilasters with between .o-light cross casements to each floor in tall segmental arches with ashlar tympani and keystones. Second and sixth bays are narrower with 2-light cross casement windows. Top floor has central round headed window with ashlar keystone and flanking pilasters, topped with curved gable with ashlar coping and finials. Either side are single 3-light cross casements, and beyond 2-light round headed cross casements in similar gables with further 3-light casements at either end. Rear courtyard, entered through central passage has 6 window 4 storey workshop range, with off-centre doorway and 2 glazing bar sashes to right. Above first and second floors have segment headed cross casement windows with glazing bars, third floor has similar flat headed windows. INTERIOR has original staircase with turned balusters and tiled dado. Upper floors have original fireplaces, doors and plaster coving.

Listing NGR: SP0141998586

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

Description

SP 0198 NW WALSALL LEICESTER STREET
(south west side)

13/10021 Numbers 7-15 (odd)
Brookes Works

II

Saddle works and shops. 1890-91, extended c1900 with minor C20 alterations. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Various tall brick stacks. 4 storey. T-plan. Street front has shops to ground floor with painted pilasters between and continuous entablature and fascia boards. Central passage entrance with segmental arch and ashlar keystone. To left single shops either side entrance to offices above, each shop has recessed doorway and plate glass window with overlights. To right central pair of doorways with stained glass overlights and large flanking shop windows also with stained glass overlights. Above upper 2 floors have tall giant pilasters with between .o-light cross casements to each floor in tall segmental arches with ashlar tympani and keystones. Second and sixth bays are narrower with 2-light cross casement windows. Top floor has central round headed window with ashlar keystone and flanking pilasters, topped with curved gable with ashlar coping and finials. Either side are single 3-light cross casements, and beyond 2-light round headed cross casements in similar gables with further 3-light casements at either end. Rear courtyard, entered through central passage has 6 window 4 storey workshop range, with off-centre doorway and 2 glazing bar sashes to right. Above first and second floors have segment headed cross casement windows with glazing bars, third floor has similar flat headed windows. INTERIOR has original staircase with turned balusters and tiled dado. Upper floors have original fireplaces, doors and plaster coving.

Listing NGR: SP0141998586

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