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Description: Barwood House
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
SD 71 NE GRANTS LANE
3/130 Barwood Lea
Nos 15, 17 and 19
- (Barwood House)
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
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Source: English Heritage
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