Former Potteries Water Board Offices - Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 01.405 W 002° 10.650
30U E 555167 N 5875191
Quick Description: Decorative brick and tile freize art located on the former Potteries Water Board Offices, on the corner of Albion Street and Bethesda Street in Hanley.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/14/2018 11:36:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMY3NP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The decorative brick and tile work is located on the property that was originally built for the Potteries Central Savings Bank, but in 1899 became offices for the Potteries Water Board Company. It is a Grade II listed building.

Staffordshire Potteries Water Board Company moved into their purpose built property on Albion Street in 1858. The expansion of the company's operation in the second half of the nineteenth century triggered the extension of its premises into the bank building. (visit link)
The premises have been used as a pub and more recently as a wine bar and restaurant, but the building is currently up for rent.
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The description given by British Listed Buildings is as follows;
"To the right, (No.1 Bethesda St.), an adjoining building now in same occupation, is in Italianate style with ornamental brick and tile work to triple round-arched windows on each floor. Tiled eaves band. Upper storey recessed between pilasters. Four bays to Bethesda Street with stone architrave to doorway to right." (visit link) (visit link)

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1 Bethesda Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.

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