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The Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Poulton-with-Fearnhead, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.4176 / 53°25'3"N

Longitude: -2.5637 / 2°33'49"W

OS Eastings: 362633

OS Northings: 391351

OS Grid: SJ626913

Mapcode National: GBR BXJX.RL

Mapcode Global: WH98K.LCDB

Plus Code: 9C5VCC9P+3G

Entry Name: The Close

Listing Date: 22 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159684

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58903

ID on this website: 101159684

Location: Houghton Green, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Poulton-with-Fearnhead

Built-Up Area: Warrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Cinnamon Brow

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Formerly a school, now dwelling, 1833. Rendered
red brick with slate roof; 3 storeys, 2 bays. Coursed stucco finish
to facade, rear and west gable. 4 panel entrance door with bolection
moulded lower panels and glazed upper panels fronted by later porch.
Recessed sash windows with single glazing bars to facade but some now
altered. Plain coupled bracketted eaves with wooden fascia and lead
gutter. Hipped roof with lead hips and ridge. Built by James
Cropper, a Lancashire pioneer of education.

Listing NGR: SJ6263391351

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