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Speakman House, Culcheth and Glazebury

Description: Speakman House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 213508

OS Grid Reference: SJ6706497985
OS Grid Coordinates: 367064, 397985
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4776, -2.4977

Location: Warrington Road, Culcheth, Warrington WA3 5NZ

Locality: Culcheth and Glazebury
County: Warrington
Country: England
Postcode: WA3 5NZ

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Listing Text

SD 69 NE
6/39 No. 357
7/11/66 (Speakman House)
House. 1630 on datestone but with extensive additions and
alterations of subsequent dates. Rendered brick with slate
roof. 3 bays with 2 and 3 storeys. Bays 2 and 3 are gabled
and constitute the 1630 building. All the window openings
appear to be C19 with C20 casements. The original door in
bay 2 has been blocked and a C20 door and porch added to the
right return. The principal features of interest are
internal and include deep ovolo-moulded beams with stepped
stops on both ground and first floors, a dogleg stair with
closed string, octagonal newel and tapering finials, and a
painted legend in the principal chamber: "Who can find a
virtuous woman etc.", Proverbs 31 verses 10 and 11, dated

Listing NGR: SJ6706497985

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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