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Finsley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7835 / 53°47'0"N

Longitude: -2.2395 / 2°14'22"W

OS Eastings: 384318

OS Northings: 431933

OS Grid: SD843319

Mapcode National: GBR DSSP.YG

Mapcode Global: WHB83.K5TB

Plus Code: 9C5VQQM6+96

Entry Name: Finsley House

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467055

Location: Rosehill with Burnley Wood, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

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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906-1/3/57 (South side)
29/09/77 Finsley House
(Formerly Listed as:
Canal House (British Waterways


House. Probably c1700, remodelled c1790-6; altered and
recently renovated internally. Sandstone random rubble now
rendered, stone slate roof. L-plan formed by 2-unit
single-depth front range with full-height rear outshut to
centre and right.
2 storeys and 3 windows, symmetrical; central doorway with
plain surround and panelled and glazed door; 2
vertical-rectangular windows at ground floor and 3 square
windows above, all with plain surrounds and all now with C20
top-hung casements. Stone gutter corbels; gable chimneys.
Single-storey gabled porch to right-hand return wall; various
altered windows to this and rear. INTERIOR altered.
HISTORY: formerly occupied by engineer responsible for
operating Finsley Gate turn bridge; forms group with former
warehouse (qv) and forge (qv) at Finsley Gate boatyard and

Listing NGR: SD8431831933

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