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Stable Block on North Side of Yard at Manchester Road Canal Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.787 / 53°47'13"N

Longitude: -2.2462 / 2°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 383877

OS Northings: 432321

OS Grid: SD838323

Mapcode National: GBR DSRN.H6

Mapcode Global: WHB83.G2MP

Entry Name: Stable Block on North Side of Yard at Manchester Road Canal Wharf

Listing Date: 9 January 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467119

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
906-1/19/94 (West side)
09/01/92 Stable block on north side of yard
at Manchester Road canal wharf

GV II

Stable block for draught horses at canal wharf, now store.
c1870-80, for the Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company; altered. Red
brick in English bond, hipped slate roofs on 2 levels with red
ridge tiles. Linear plan formed by single-depth main range
with axial side wings.
2-storey 3-window main range, single-storey 2-and 3-window
wings; with saw-toothed eaves bands and segmental-headed
openings to all portions. The main range has a doorway offset
left of centre with a shallow overlight, and above this a
loading doorway with a raised stone sill and a gablet over it
with hoist-jib; one window on each floor to left and right,
and at the right-hand end a window and doorway at ground
floor, the latter with a recessed 4-pane overlight. Ridge
chimney offset right. The left wing has a doorway flanked by
widely-spaced windows; the right-hand wing has inserted garage
doors between the windows (probably replacing a smaller
doorway) and another doorway at the right-hand end with a
2-pane overlight. Most openings boarded or damaged at time of
inspection (1991).
INTERIOR: not accessible at time of survey, but known to have
many original features, including ramped stall partitions with
cast-iron columnar kicking posts, and iron hay racks.
HISTORY: rebuild of earlier stables.
Forms part of an important group at this wharf, including Nos
85 & 85A (Wharfmaster's House and Toll Office, qv), and 3
warehouses (south, centre and north (qv)). Included for group
value.


Listing NGR: SD8387732321

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

Description


BURNLEY

SD8332SE MANCHESTER ROAD
906-1/19/94 (West side)
09/01/92 Stable block on north side of yard
at Manchester Road canal wharf

GV II

Stable block for draught horses at canal wharf, now store.
c1870-80, for the Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company; altered. Red
brick in English bond, hipped slate roofs on 2 levels with red
ridge tiles. Linear plan formed by single-depth main range
with axial side wings.
2-storey 3-window main range, single-storey 2-and 3-window
wings; with saw-toothed eaves bands and segmental-headed
openings to all portions. The main range has a doorway offset
left of centre with a shallow overlight, and above this a
loading doorway with a raised stone sill and a gablet over it
with hoist-jib; one window on each floor to left and right,
and at the right-hand end a window and doorway at ground
floor, the latter with a recessed 4-pane overlight. Ridge
chimney offset right. The left wing has a doorway flanked by
widely-spaced windows; the right-hand wing has inserted garage
doors between the windows (probably replacing a smaller
doorway) and another doorway at the right-hand end with a
2-pane overlight. Most openings boarded or damaged at time of
inspection (1991).
INTERIOR: not accessible at time of survey, but known to have
many original features, including ramped stall partitions with
cast-iron columnar kicking posts, and iron hay racks.
HISTORY: rebuild of earlier stables.
Forms part of an important group at this wharf, including Nos
85 & 85A (Wharfmaster's House and Toll Office, qv), and 3
warehouses (south, centre and north (qv)). Included for group
value.


Listing NGR: SD8387732321

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