History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

2-20, Betley Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewe, Cheshire East

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.097 / 53°5'49"N

Longitude: -2.443 / 2°26'34"W

OS Eastings: 370434

OS Northings: 355623

OS Grid: SJ704556

Mapcode National: GBR 7X.8T9S

Mapcode Global: WH9B5.FFX4

Entry Name: 2-20, Betley Street

Listing Date: 29 March 1976

Last Amended: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56683

Location: Crewe, Cheshire East, CW1

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Crewe

Built-Up Area: Crewe

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Crewe St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


2/39 Nos.2 to 20 (even)
[formerly listed as Nos 2 to 24


Terrace of 10 cottages, circa 1848, by John Cunningham, as part of
Engineer Joseph Locke's original layout for the Grand Junction Railway
Company; now private dwellings. Brown brick with slate roofs, 2
storeys, 2 bays each, off stone plinth. Built handed in pairs, with
entrance doors side by side under a single lintel. The original six
panel doors are now replaced by multi-panelled doors and slate roofed
canopies, supported on shaped timber brackets, have been added.
Two-light horizontal sliding sashes, with glazing bars, stone sills
and flat chamfered arches at ground and first floor level. There is
also a blank window, centrally over each pair of front doors, at first
floor level. At the rear there are framed, ledged and battened doors
and horizontally sliding sashes. The end gables to the terraces have
shaped barge boards. There are four-flue party wall stacks and blue
tile ridges.
Nos.l to 19 (odd) Betley Street, Nos.1 to 19 (odd) and Nos.2 to 20
(even) Dorfold Street, and Nos.l to 9 (consecutive) Tollitt Street
(q.q.v.) were built as part of the same development.

Listing NGR: SJ7043455623

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.