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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1022629
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467000
Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11
Electoral Ward/Division: 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
SD 8332 NE,
BLACKBURN STREET (north side),
Warehouse occupied by Readers Scrap Metal Merchants
(Formerly Listed as: BLACKBURN STREET, Warehouse occupied by Wallace Reader & Son; Previously 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
Three 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; three windows at basement and ground-floor
levels and four on each floor above, the topmost now boarded, all
with plain sills and heads. Two 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 four
windows to the top floor and one in the gable above.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Listing NGR: SD8379932761
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