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Unicorn Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7465 / 53°44'47"N

Longitude: -2.6734 / 2°40'24"W

OS Eastings: 355689

OS Northings: 428006

OS Grid: SD556280

Mapcode National: GBR TFY.4P

Mapcode Global: WH85T.X345

Entry Name: Unicorn Inn

Listing Date: 4 August 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358017

Location: South Ribble, Lancashire, PR5

County: Lancashire

District: South Ribble

Town: South Ribble

Electoral Ward/Division: Samlesbury & Walton

Built-Up Area: Bamber Bridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Walton-le-Dale St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 52NE WALTON LE DALE CHORLEY ROAD

5/112 No. 34 (Unicorn Inn)
4.8.1978
- II

Inn, C17, C18 and C19, now restaurant. Pebble-dashed walls, probably
brick, roof of concrete slates and corrugated sheet covering, stone
slates and possibly thatch; chimney to near gable. Various builds, now
making T-shaped plan, the earliest, forming the leg, now much altered,
of one storey, the rest of 2 and 1½ storeys. Entrance at the back, on
north side of wing, a mounting block built into the end of the wall to
the right of it. Some C19 sashed windows and later casements. Gable to
road is now oblique. Rear has part of large vaulted brick arch attached
at ground level, purpose unknown. Interior said to have exposed timber-
framed partitions. History: part said to have been used by Cromwell's
forces as headquarters during Battle of Preston 1648; subsequently a
Jacobite "Mock Corporation" used it as a meeting place.


Listing NGR: SD5568928006

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