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Top Lock House, Brindle

Description: Top Lock House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184369

OS Grid Reference: SD5960721368
OS Grid Coordinates: 359607, 421368
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6872, -2.6131

Location: 1 Lower Copthurst Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Lancashire PR6 8LS

Locality: Brindle
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR6 8LS

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Listing Text

SD 52 SE
5/116 Johnson's Hillock
- Top Lock House

Lock keeper's house with attached office (which is now shop), probably
c.1816. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. Built on slope of
canal embankment, single depth, 3 bays with office at left end.
Three-storey rear, 2 storey front, symmetrical, with gable chimneys,
central boarded door with plain stone surround, 2 windows at ground floor
and 3 above, those at the sides of 2 sashed lights each and that over the
door a 4-pane sash. Lean-to single-storey office at left end has a similar
door to the left and a sashed window without glazing bars. All windows
have stone sills and heads. Item is part of Johnson's Hillock lock group
on Leeds-Liverpool Canal, all the other elements of which are listed in
Whittle-le-Woods CP (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD5960721368

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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