© Mr D.R. Smith LRPS
THE SEVEN STOREY WAREHOUSE AND OFFICES AT CHANCE'S GLASSWORKS, SPON LANE SOUTH
SMETHWICK, SANDWELL, WEST MIDLANDS
Mr D.R. Smith LRPS
15 August 1999
21 July 1978
Date of last amendment:
21 July 1978
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SANDWELL MB SPON LANE SOUTH
SP 08 NW
9/132 The seven-storey warehouse
and offices at Chance's
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