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Barwood House, Ramsbottom

Description: Barwood House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210647

OS Grid Reference: SD7909416517
OS Grid Coordinates: 379094, 416517
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6447, -2.3177

Location: Grants Lane, Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9DB

Locality: Ramsbottom
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: BL0 9DB

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Listing Text

3/130 Barwood Lea

Nos 15, 17 and 19
- (Barwood House)

- II

Built for Henry Kay, calico printer, in 1780s. Owned 1819-25 by Charles Grant,
recognised with his borthers as originals of Dickens's Cheryble brothers. As pros-
perous businessmen, they had great influence on Ramsbottom area. Sandstone rubble.
2 storeys. Symmetrical. 5 sash windows, variously altered. Segmental-headed door-
way with broad shallow porch on 2 columns. Hipped slate roof. Return wing to right
is also 5-bay, and similar but later. House divided in three in C20. Interior is
on grand scale and retains many original features and much plasterwork and decoration.

Listing NGR: SD7909416517

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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