Tyne and Wear HER(13168): Pelaw, Shields Road, CWS pyjama factory

  • Description

    "1920s Co-operative Wholesale Society factory. An L-shaped building. The main section is two storeys in red brick English garden wall one and three bond but there is a single storey wing to the east in red brick stretcher bond. A small kitchen and canteen extension has been added to the south elevation. The two storey block has decorative brickwork comprising a projecting double course in stretcher bond between ground and first floor windows. The north elevation of the one storey wing has alternate bands of red brick in soldier course, stretcher course and header course at the top of the building. This decoration is typical of 1920s and 1930s Art Deco style. The building has...."
  • Owner

  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/13168
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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