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Warehouse Occupied by Readers Scrap Metal Merchants

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7909 / 53°47'27"N

Longitude: -2.2474 / 2°14'50"W

OS Eastings: 383799

OS Northings: 432761

OS Grid: SD837327

Mapcode National: GBR DSRL.7S

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.GZ16

Entry Name: Warehouse Occupied by Readers Scrap Metal Merchants

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467000

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Local Authority Ward: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


906-1/15/22 (North side)
29/09/77 Warehouse occupied by Readers Scrap
Metal Merchants
(Formerly Listed as:
Warehouse occupied by Wallace Reader
& Son)


Formerly known as: Cuckoo Mill BLACKBURN STREET.
Small cotton spinning mill, now scrap metal warehouse.
Probably c1833. For John Hargreaves; altered. Coursed squared
sandstone, slate roof. Rectangular plan on east bank of River
3 storeys over a semi-basement, 1:4 windows; to the left,
4-staged loading doors with C20 surrounds; to the right,
tiered doorways to the basement and the raised ground floor,
both with plain surrounds and the intermediate lintel with a
chamfered soffit; 3 windows at basement and ground-floor
levels and 4 on each floor above, the topmost now boarded, all
with plain sills and heads. 2 tie-plates. Attached to the west
gable wall (overlooking the river) is a small 2-storey gabled
engine house, raised on iron columns. The east gable wall
incorporates stone slates of the gable end of a former row of
weavers cottages known as Club Houses, and above this are 4
windows to the top floor and one in the gable above.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD8379932761

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