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South Warehouse to Rear of Wharf Masters House at Manchester Road Canal Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7866 / 53°47'11"N

Longitude: -2.2463 / 2°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 383870

OS Northings: 432283

OS Grid: SD838322

Mapcode National: GBR DSRN.HB

Mapcode Global: WHB83.G2KY

Entry Name: South Warehouse to Rear of Wharf Masters House at Manchester Road Canal Wharf

Listing Date: 16 August 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467117

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Trinity

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

SD8332SE MANCHESTER ROAD
906-1/19/93 (West side)
16/08/77 South warehouse to rear of Wharf
Master's House at Manchester Road
canal wharf
(Formerly Listed as:
MANCHESTER ROAD
3 warehouses to rear of No.85)

GV II

Canal warehouse with integral cottage, now store. c1796-1800
in 2 builds, for the Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company, slightly
altered. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof.
Rectangular plan parallel to canal, with the former cottage at
the right-hand (south) end.
2 storeys and 5 windows, with a vertical joint at about
two-thirds of the distance from the south end. Each portion
has a superimposed pair of wide segmental-headed loading
doorways (one slightly offset left of centre and the other at
the left end), all with long-and-short quoined jambs, plain
voussoirs and double board doors, and those in the centre with
remains of wooden staging to the upper doorway; and to the
left of this pair of doorways are the iron footing and
jib-head of a former crane, the wall at ground floor coved
inwards for the former counter-weight. Both portions have
3-light mullioned windows with flat-faced flush mullions: a
pair on each floor flanking the centre loading doorways, and
one on each floor to the right of the other doorways. The
former cottage at the right-hand end has a late C19 2-storey
canted bay window, a tall doorway to the left of this with
altered door and overlight, and a window above.
The rear (to the yard) has a full-length stone platform to the
ground floor, loading doorways corresponding to those on the
canal side (both with C20 staging), and two 3-light mullioned
windows (but the cottage portion has been rendered and
altered).
INTERIORS not inspected.
Forms group with Wharf Master's House and Toll Office attached
at south end (qv), the 2 warehouses added at the north end
(qv), the stable block on the east side of the yard (qv), and
with Manchester Road Canal Bridge (qv).

Listing NGR: SD8387032283

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

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