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Swan Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7888 / 53°47'19"N

Longitude: -2.2423 / 2°14'32"W

OS Eastings: 384131

OS Northings: 432524

OS Grid: SD841325

Mapcode National: GBR DSSM.BK

Mapcode Global: WHB83.J1F8

Entry Name: Swan Inn

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467205

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

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

SD8432NW ST JAMES STREET
906-1/16/133 (South side)
29/09/77 No.44
Swan Inn
(Formerly Listed as:
ST JAMES STREET
(South side)
Nos.44A AND 44
Swan Public House)

GV II

Farmhouse, adapted at an early date as a public house with a
shop attached. Later C18 in 2 builds; altered. Coursed squared
sandstone, composition tile roof resembling stone slate.
Irregular double-depth plan with rear wings.
2 storeys, 1+2 windows, with a vertical joint between these
parts. The main range is symmetrical, with a small central
doorway which has chamfered jambs and a plain lintel, and two
2-light flush-mullioned windows on each floor, the mullions at
ground floor chamfered and those above square; and a large
ogival-headed painted signboard in the centre of the upper
floor. The early addition to the left is one narrow bay with a
doorway and side-window at ground floor and coupled windows
above. All these windows are sashed without glazing bars.
Gable chimneys to both portions.
Rear: each portion has a rear wing, and the main range is now
enclosed by C20 glazing.
INTERIOR: partitioned into various small rooms; stone flagged
floors; said to have prison cells at rear.
HISTORY: was the meeting place of the Burnley Town Committee,
formed in 1819, the 1st secular body for local government of
the town in the C19.
(Lowe: Burnley: 40-78).


Listing NGR: SD8413132524

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