List number: 1312528
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ4920719403
Post code: TS1 4AW

Forbes Building, Middlesbrough


The Forbes' Buildings, nos. 311-321 Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough were built 1899 -1900 by R. Lofthouse & Sons (Middlesbrough), for John Forbes.[1] It was originally a bakery with a stable, shops and offices. It is a Grade II Listed building. John Forbes came from Aberdeen in 1875 and initially set up a bakers in Feversham Street. He became Mayor of Middlesbrough in 1904.[2] He is buried in Linthorpe Cemetery.[3]

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Maplin shop on Linthorpe Road

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Middlesbrough Forbes Building

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Forbes Building 2

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FORBES' BUILDINGS - Middlesbrough - List Entry
- "Forbes' Buildings - II Bakery with shops and offices, 1899/1900 by R. Lofthouse & Sons (Middlesbrough), for John Forbes. Now used as shopping arcade. Brick in English garden wall bond, with ...

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John Forbes, Linthorpe Cemetery, Middlesbrough.

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Forbes' Buildings, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough

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