WALMSLEY'S HOUSE AND WAREHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1068068
Date first listed:
10-Jun-1985
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
WALMSLEY'S HOUSE AND WAREHOUSE, 405, 407, AND 409, OLDHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALMSLEY'S HOUSE AND WAREHOUSE, 405, 407, AND 409, OLDHAM ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 89599 01580

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 26/09/2011

SD 80 SE 6/38 10/6/85

FAILSWORTH OLDHAM ROAD (north side) Nos. 405, 407 and 409 (Walmsley's House and Warehouse)

(Formerly listed as Nos. 407, 409 and 411)

II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
212442
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ball, D, The Story of Failsworth, (1973)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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