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British Waterways Board Area Office

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

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Latitude: 53.2579 / 53°15'28"N

Longitude: -2.5172 / 2°31'2"W

OS Eastings: 365591

OS Northings: 373556

OS Grid: SJ655735

Mapcode National: GBR BZVR.TV

Mapcode Global: WH99C.9CKS

Plus Code: 9C5V7F5M+54

Entry Name: British Waterways Board Area Office

Listing Date: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57634

Location: Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Northwich

Built-Up Area: Northwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Northwich Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(East Side)

5/39 British Waterways Board
Area Office


Weaver Navigation Office, now British Waterways, 1826. Brown brick
with hipped graded grey slate roof. 2 storeys; 3 windows plus right
wing of 2 windows. Plinth, first floor cill band and moulded cornice
of stone. Oak 3-panel double doors in gauged brick round-arched
recess with engaged Tuscan column to each side supporting wooden
cornice beneath radial-bar fan with 3 concentric bars. Recessed
12-pane sashes under gauged brick heads. Blocked round-arched doorway
in right wing. Lower storey extended at rear with 12-pane recessed
sashes in main block above.
Interior: Tuscan column to each side within entrance. Folding
shutters in embrasures. Open-string dogleg stair has shaped brackets,
stick balusters and curtail; 3 6-panel doors off landing, that opposite
stair in panelled case with ornate moulded architraves.

Listing NGR: SJ6559173556

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

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