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Latitude: 53.7835 / 53°47'0"N
Longitude: -2.2404 / 2°14'25"W
OS Eastings: 384255
OS Northings: 431930
OS Grid: SD842319
Mapcode National: GBR DSSP.RG
Mapcode Global: WHB83.K5BC
Plus Code: 9C5VQQM5+9R
Entry Name: British Waterways Burnley Operations Base
Listing Date: 29 September 1977
Last Amended: 19 November 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244802
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467053
Location: Rosehill with Burnley Wood, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11
Electoral Ward/Division: Rosehill with Burnley Wood
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Burnley
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SD83SW FINSLEY GATE
906-1/3/55 (South side)
29/09/77 British Waterways Burnley Operations
(Formerly Listed as:
Carpenter's Shop (British Waterways
Canal boatyard warehouse, now workshop and offices. Early to
mid C19; altered and enlarged. Coursed squared sandstone with
quoins, stone slate roof. Rectangular plan on east-west axis,
with c1900 brick addition to right now linking it to a
contemporary ancillary building which forms a west wing.
2 storeys and 3 bays (2:1:2 windows), symmetrical; with a
full-height segmental-headed wagon doorway in the centre, with
rock-faced surround and voussoirs, altered so as to make a
similarly-shaped ground-floor doorway, the upper portion
filled by a wooden and glazed screen with a doorway and a
cast-iron balcony on wooden brackets; four 36-pane fixed
windows at ground floor and four 25-pane fixed windows at 1st
floor, all with chisel-dressed raised sills and lintels; and
gable copings with kneelers, plus a chimney at the right-hand
gable. Brick addition to right; and stone gabled wing to right
Rear has 1:2 windows at 1st floor with a loft doorway between,
the former window to the left of this altered as a 2nd
doorway, and the original external stone steps enlarged to
make a double flight; two 25-pane windows to the right at
ground floor (former windows to left blocked), and three
16-pane windows above.
INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORY: associated with former boatyard at Finsley Gate
Forms group with former forge to left (qv) and with Finsley
House beyond (qv).
Listing NGR: SD8425531930
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