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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Nelson, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8384 / 53°50'18"N

Longitude: -2.2193 / 2°13'9"W

OS Eastings: 385666

OS Northings: 438036

OS Grid: SD856380

Mapcode National: GBR DSY1.BS

Mapcode Global: WHB7Q.WSC9

Plus Code: 9C5VRQQJ+97

Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Warehouse

Listing Date: 16 March 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 448306

Location: Nelson, Pendle, Lancashire, BB9

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Nelson

Built-Up Area: Nelson (Pendle)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Nelson Little Marsden

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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The following building shall be added:

Leeds-Liverpool Canal

Canal warehouse. Unoccupied at time of inspection (February 1992).
c1876, for the Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company, probably by Mr White;
altered. Red brick in English bond, with sandstone quoins and
dressings plinth of large dressed sandstone blocks, and slate roof.
Almost rectangular plan parallel to and immediately adjoining canal.
Three storeys, 4:4:2 windows to the canal, with loading bays between
these groups and a pitched canopy at 1st-floor from the 7th to the
11th windows, with boarded sides, fretted fringe and corrugated
asbestos sheet roof. Segmental-headed 16-pane windows with raised
sills, gauged brick arches with keystones and springing blocks, and
cast-iron glazing bars which include tilting casement openings. Full-
height 3-stage loading bays with quoins jambs and short loading
stages, that to the right protected by light-weight asbestos-clad
housing with hipped glazed roof above eaves level. Five downspout
slots; unusual frieze of bright red brick panels in raised stone
framing; roof with 4 large skylights and gable copings. Left (north)
gable-wall canted back. Right-hand gable wall has altered 2-stage
loading doors served by iron crane mounted on quay and-attached to
front corner. Rear has continuous parallel loading bay with pitched
corrugated sheet roof and fretted wooden fringe, carried on latticed
girder supported by 3 cast-iron columns with protective oval
pedestals; loading slots corresponding to those at the front, with
iron doors, both protected by housings with hipped roofs; 3 doorways
at ground floor with iron doors; fenestration similar to front but
less regular. Interior not inspected. HISTORY': one of 9 new
warehouses built by the company between 1874 and 1879 at various
places between Leeds and Liverpool.

Listing NGR: SD8566638036

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