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Burford Lane Warehouse and House Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Lymm, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3815 / 53°22'53"N

Longitude: -2.4448 / 2°26'41"W

OS Eastings: 370508

OS Northings: 387280

OS Grid: SJ705872

Mapcode National: GBR CYCB.HJ

Mapcode Global: WH98T.F81H

Entry Name: Burford Lane Warehouse and House Attached

Listing Date: 1 May 1990

Last Amended: 16 May 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425158

Location: Lymm, Warrington, WA13

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Lymm

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Oughtrington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

SJ 78 NW LYMM BURFORD LANE
Spring Cottage and
3/63 Burford Lane Warehouse

II


The address shall be amended to read:

SJ 78 NW LYMM BURFORD LANE
Burford Lane Warehouse
3/63 and house attached.

II

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The following building shall be added:

SJ 78 NW LYMM BURFORD LANE
Spring Cottage and
3/63 Burford Lane Warehouse


II


Warehouse and Bridgewater Canal Company agent's house. Early C19. Brick
in English garden wall bond; slate roofs. The warehouse (3 storeys) and
house (2 storeys) are of one build and are aligned E-W along the S bank
of the Bridgewater Canal. Warehouse; both fronts almost identical, 5 bays,
the second from the E with opposed taking-in doorways to each floor (one
with original or early planked doors with strap hinges), all under projecting
gabled cathead with hoists intact. Doorway to yard (S) converted with sliding
door. Windows all under segmental brick arches with various (20 frames
and casements ; one window opening (to N) altered. Later lean-to in brick
to S. House adjoins to W, its N face flush with warehouse, but projecting
considerably to S: regular 2 window range to both canal and roadside; the
former with 3-light casements under flat arches, and a tiny 1st floor left
(perhaps to light stair). Roadside front: ground-floor windows under segmental
arches ; all windows have late-C19 horned sashes (with glazing bars to upper
sash only). Doorway to right, with round-headed arch and fanlight, panelled
door. End doorway with stone surround, the jamb to the right also forming
the rounded quoining to the SW angle of the house. Low contemporary out-build-
ings to E and W. Interior not inspected. These buildings are understood
to be the last surviving 'station' (for receiving goods, mainly for Manchester,
and despatching agricultural goods and paper from Partington Mill) on the
Bridgewater Canal.


Listing NGR: SJ7050887280

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

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