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47, Delamere Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewe, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0976 / 53°5'51"N

Longitude: -2.4465 / 2°26'47"W

OS Eastings: 370201

OS Northings: 355693

OS Grid: SJ702556

Mapcode National: GBR 7X.8S9L

Mapcode Global: WH9B5.DD8N

Entry Name: 47, Delamere Street

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56685

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

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Listing Text


2/41 No.47


Formerly railway manager's house, later a private dwelling, now
a convent for a small community of nuns, circa 1850. Red and brown
brick with slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Projecting
single storey flat roofed timber entrance porch with square outer
posts, half wall posts and arched entrance below arch slotted fillet
cornice; this contains four-panel half glazed door with wing lights
and rectangular transome light. North east, red brick gable has pair
of recessed sashes, with corbel supported projecting sills and metal
window box rails. These are surmounted by a square 5-sash oriel,
supported on many brackets, with stained glass transome lights and
overhanging hipped roof, flanked by short gable barge boards. West
part of facade is brown brick with blue bands; it has hexagonal bay
window with stone sill and head, sashes, and flat roof with low
ornamental edge rail. Sashes at first floor level have Caernarvon
heads surmounted by gothic arches and drip moulds containing panels
with foliage motif. Gothic headed attic window with stone springers
and keystone. Elaborate stepped corbel treatment to west gable apex.
Included partly for its historic interest as a LNWR building.

Listing NGR: SJ7020155693

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