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The Lord Nelson Public House, Croston

Description: The Lord Nelson Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184337

OS Grid Reference: SD4895718616
OS Grid Coordinates: 348957, 418616
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6615, -2.7739

Locality: Croston
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 7HJ

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Listing Text

SD 41 NE
- The Lord Nelson Public House
- II

Public house. C17 and C18, with C19 addition to rear. Stuccoed brick on
plinth, stone slate roofs. Main range, C18, 2 bays and 2 storeys, almost
symmetrical, with gable chimneys, 1st floor band; doorway with monopitched
canopy; two 4-pane sashes on each floor, and above the doorway a painted
portrait of Nelson, a modern namesign above this. To the right the gable
of the C17 part, which forms a receding wing, has a 4-pane sash at ground
floor and a larger 8-pane sash above; the gable chimney of the C18 part is
coupled with the interior side-wall chimney of the wing. Left gable has a
stairlight and an attic window beside the corbel of the chimney; and beyond
this is a one-bay C19 rear wing. Attached to east side of rear wing is a
pump lettered TN
1869. Interior: C17 wing has in the front room a side-wall
inglenook with chamfered bressummer, containing a C19 oven-and-boiler range
with panelled surround; a longitudinal beam with stopped rounded chamfer;
rear room, now altered as toilets, has beam with deep chamfer, stopped in
the centre in the position of a former partition.

Listing NGR: SD4895718616

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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