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Barwood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsbottom, Bury

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Latitude: 53.6447 / 53°38'41"N

Longitude: -2.3177 / 2°19'3"W

OS Eastings: 379094

OS Northings: 416517

OS Grid: SD790165

Mapcode National: GBR DV89.06

Mapcode Global: WH97J.CNK7

Entry Name: Barwood House

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210647

Location: Bury, BL0

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: Ramsbottom

Built-Up Area: Ramsbottom

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Ramsbottom St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

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 prosperous
businessmen, they had great influence on Ramsbottom area. Sandstone rubble.
Two storeys. Symmetrical. Five sash windows, variously altered. Segmental-headed doorway
with broad shallow porch on two 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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