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The Seven Storey Warehouse and Offices at Chance's Glassworks

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bromwich, Sandwell

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5057 / 52°30'20"N

Longitude: -1.9934 / 1°59'36"W

OS Eastings: 400546

OS Northings: 289759

OS Grid: SP005897

Mapcode National: GBR 2BZ.RN

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.D8JY

Entry Name: The Seven Storey Warehouse and Offices at Chance's Glassworks

Listing Date: 21 July 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219345

Location: Sandwell, B66

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: St Pauls

Built-Up Area: West Bromwich

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Smethwick The Resurrection

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SANDWELL MB SPON LANE SOUTH
SP 08 NW
Smethwick
9/132 The seven-storey warehouse
and offices at Chance's
21.7.78 Glassworks

GV II

Warehouse and offices. 1847. Brick with hipped slate roofs. Main block of
L-plan of seven storeys. West wall of six bays having windows with segmental
heads. Left hand bay contains wide entrance with glazed round arch. At the
left, in the end wall of the wing which runs back towards the east, is a further
bay with windows within blocked doorways. Above this is a timber bellcote.
Adjoining the south-west corner is a three-storey office with a bowed west end.
This has windows with gauged brick heads. Interior: the west end of the office
contains a two-storey hall with staircase leading off. The ground floor of the
warehouse was used for packing and storage of glass and glassware, the second
floor for splitting and cutting, and the upper floors for storing cylinders
and crates.


Listing NGR: SP0054689759

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

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