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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244974
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467205
Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11
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
SD8432NW ST JAMES STREET
906-1/16/133 (South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
ST JAMES STREET
Nos.44A AND 44
Swan Public House)
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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