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Former Forge to East of British Waterways Burnley Operations Base

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7833 / 53°46'59"N

Longitude: -2.24 / 2°14'23"W

OS Eastings: 384283

OS Northings: 431910

OS Grid: SD842319

Mapcode National: GBR DSSP.VJ

Mapcode Global: WHB83.K5KH

Entry Name: Former Forge to East of British Waterways Burnley Operations Base

Listing Date: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467054

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Rosehill with Burnley Wood

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD83SW FINSLEY GATE
906-1/3/56 (South side)
Former forge to east of British
Waterways Burnley Operations Base

GV II

Forge, now workshop. Probably early C19; slightly altered,
with C20 addition to left. Sandstone random rubble,
composition tile roof.
Small rectangular single-storey building, 2 windows; a 2-light
mullioned window in the centre with a square-cut mullion and
C20 12+12-pane fixed glazing, a similarly-proportioned window
to the right with recessed 36-pane fixed glazing (horizontal
panes of similar size to those of former warehouse, qv) and
shutter lugs, and a doorway to the left with a board door; all
these openings with plain surrounds. C20 brick chimney at
right-hand gable. C20 extension to left, of coursed squared
sandstone.
Rear built back-to-earth, but with 2 oblong windows above the
bank, both boarded.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with Finsley House to left (qv) and with former
warehouse to former Finsley Gate boatyard to right (qv).
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SD8428331910

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

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