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Fish Processing and Smoking Factory (Keith Graham Limited)

A Grade II Listed Building in East Marsh, North East Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.5796 / 53°34'46"N

Longitude: -0.0688 / 0°4'7"W

OS Eastings: 527952

OS Northings: 410960

OS Grid: TA279109

Mapcode National: GBR WWY1.WJ

Mapcode Global: WHHHS.X9D3

Plus Code: 9C5XHWHJ+VF

Entry Name: Fish Processing and Smoking Factory (Keith Graham Limited)

Listing Date: 30 June 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479325

Location: North East Lincolnshire, DN31

County: North East Lincolnshire

Electoral Ward/Division: East Marsh

Built-Up Area: Grimsby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Great Grimsby St Andrew with St Luke and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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699-1/7/141 (South East side)
Fish processing and smoking factory
(Keith Graham Ltd.)


Fish processing and smoking factory. Early C20, probably for
GF Sleight, with later alterations. Yellow brick, with street
fronts colourwashed and part rendered. Slate roof.
PLAN/EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic. Fronts to Cross Street and
Sidebottom Street. Both fronts gable facing, with 4 irregular
first-floor openings; smoking tower on north side, rising to
4-storey height.
Sidebottom Street front has part-rendered ground-floor with
single C20 door to right of centre beneath lintel, and partly
blocked window to left. First and second floors have doors in
line to left of centre beneath lintels, the first-floor door
with an 8-pane overlight, the second-floor door with a 2-fold
board door. First floor has twin windows to right with glazing
bars and continuous sill, and a smaller door to right, all
beneath lintels. Second floor has twin windows in line with
those below, with 4 panes and sill beneath a single segmental
arch; small casement to far right, blocked segmental-arched
window to far left. Narrow segmental-arched attic window with
glazing bars; pair of iron tie-bar ends. Smoking tower,
slightly set back from front, rises from left side of
building, with plain walls and flat top with row of 5 large
metal ventilator cowls.
Cross Street front has segmental-arched entrance to left of
centre with C20 door; single-light and 3-light window to
right, wide C20 door to left. First floor has narrow window to
left of centre flanked by single 3-light windows and a 2-light
window to far right. Second floor has similar narrow
single-light and flanking 3-light windows. Central narrow
single-light window to gable. All windows with stone sills,
moulded stretcher brick segmental arches and late C20 glazing.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
One of a series of small fish processing and smoking factories
at Grimsby, dating from the period when Grimsby was one of the
foremost fishing centres in the world. Formerly owned by the
fishing magnate G.F. Sleight of Weelsby Hall, Weelsby Road
(qv). The only surviving example with this particular design
of smoking tower.
Of additional interest as part of a close group of
smoking-houses of various dates and designs in the square

bounded by Surtees St, Brown St and Sidebottom St (qv).

Listing NGR: TA2795210960

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