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Lock Keeper's Cottage at Vale Royal Locks

A Grade II Listed Building in Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2301 / 53°13'48"N

Longitude: -2.5392 / 2°32'20"W

OS Eastings: 364105

OS Northings: 370472

OS Grid: SJ641704

Mapcode National: GBR 7S.0FQM

Mapcode Global: WH99J.Z21L

Entry Name: Lock Keeper's Cottage at Vale Royal Locks

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57326

Location: Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester, CW9

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Davenham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Davenham St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

DAVENHAM C.P. WEAVER NAVIGATION
SJ 67 SW
1/44 Lock Keeper's Cottage at
Vale Royal Locks
G.V. II
Lock Keeper's Cottage. c.1850 moved to its present site c.1890. Red
sandstone ashlar with slate roof. Two storeys. River front. Central
projecting porch wing with ground floor door having 4-centred arch and
hood mould. Band between floors continuing around building. First
floor cross window with chamfered mullion and transom. Delamere coat
of arms to gable. Lateral cross windows to recessed bays at right and
left and to both floors. The ground floor windows having hood moulds.
The right and left hand returns have canted bay windows which probably
date from c.1890 and there is an addition to the back of the house
which probably also dates from this time. The house was moved c.20
yards northwards at the time of the digging of the new large lock
(q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ6410570471

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