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Grand Union Canal Leicester Line Wharf House, Crick Wharf

A Grade II Listed Building in Crick, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3479 / 52°20'52"N

Longitude: -1.1265 / 1°7'35"W

OS Eastings: 459597

OS Northings: 272556

OS Grid: SP595725

Mapcode National: GBR 8QY.XNN

Mapcode Global: VHCV0.F7BZ

Plus Code: 9C4W8VXF+49

Entry Name: Grand Union Canal Leicester Line Wharf House, Crick Wharf

Listing Date: 30 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252319

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361192

Location: Crick, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Crick

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Crick St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description

the following buildings shall be added to the list;

CRICK GRAND UNION
SP5972 CANAL-LEICESTER LINE

12/10002 WHARF HOUSE,
CRICK WHARF

II

Wharfinger's house. C1815 with later alterations. Possibly designed by Benjamin Bevan in the 'Old Grand
Union' style found elsewhere on the Leicester Line. T-plan. Painted brick with hipped, slate roofs with
tall external wall stacks. Symmetrical front to wharf. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central doorway with part-glazed
C20 door and glazed overlight. C20 open porch with felt roof. On either side, a single 3-light casement
window, flanked by rectangular shutter recesses. Above, a central 2 light casement, flanked by single 3-
light casements, similar to those below. All openings have cambered arches. All casements are LC19 or
EC20. Adjoining to left, a single storey Wharfinger's office. Painted brick. Pitched, slate roof with gable
end stack. Off-centre doorway with plank door. To right a single 3-light casement, similar to those on
the house. A little altered example of a canal wharf house, of a type now increasingly rare.


Listing NGR: SP5959772556

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