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Latitude: 53.5108 / 53°30'38"N
Longitude: -2.1583 / 2°9'29"W
OS Eastings: 389599
OS Northings: 401580
OS Grid: SD895015
Mapcode National: GBR FWCV.J6
Mapcode Global: WHB9H.T0FW
Entry Name: Walmsley's House and Warehouse
Listing Date: 10 June 1985
Last Amended: 10 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068068
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212442
Location: Oldham, M35
Electoral Ward/Division: Failsworth West
Built-Up Area: Failsworth
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Failsworth St John
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/09/2011
SD 80 SE
Nos. 405, 407
(Formerly listed as Nos. 407, 409 and 411)
Canal warehouse, grocers shop and house, now shop premises.
1804. Built for Thomas Walmsley a local industrialist when
the adjacent Rochdale Canal was opened. Flemish bond brick
with slate roof. L-shaped plan with a total of 4 storeys.
The street elevation is only 2 storeys high and has 5 bays.
It has a stone plinth, eaves cornice and the central 3 bays
are slightly advanced. Door in bay 2 with fanlight
architrave and archivolt with C20 shop window inserted on
the ground floor to its right. Loading doors in bay 5.
Window openings with stone sills and flat brick arches are
either blind or have C20 casements. The curved wharf-side
elevation has 8 bays and 4 storeys with partially blocked
loading doors in bay 3. One 16-pane sash window the others
being cross-casements. Left return has sash windows. Large
C20 lean-to extension to rear which retains some original
windows. Original floors and king-post roof trusses. D.
Ball, The Story of Failsworth, 1973.
Listing NGR: SD8959901580
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