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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1240207



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Northwich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1992

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 438312

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1635-5/10001 Navigation House


House, former Engineer's residence and office. Built for Weaver Navigation Trust. c1856. Blue engineering brick plinth and Cheshire common brick walls. Slate roof with two ridge stacks. Gables have lattice-edged bargeboards. 2 storeys and cellars. 3 bays. W. front has central doorway with 6-panel door and rectangular overlight. To right a 3-light casement, to left a 2- light, small-paned casement with cambered brick arch. Above, a range of 3, 12-light sashes with stone sills and lintels. All openings except casement to left of door have wedge lintels. Garden front overlooks R. Weaver and has range of 3 French windows with margin lights and above, a range of 3, 4-light sashes with margin lights and narrow centre lights to line up with French windows below. All have wedge lintels. N.gable has large stone-framed bay window to office overlooking Navigation Yard and a moulded 4-panel door with rectangular overlight. Above, a single 4-light sash. Interior: staircase with stick balusters, moulded newel posts and rail. 6-panel doors throughout. Main reception rooms have deep moulded skirtings and cornices. Main windows retain internal folding shutters. A little altered Engineer's house with unusual windows, forming a rear and complete group with its stable block and close relationship to Yard. The house also has group value with former Weaver Navigation Office and Clock Tower q.v.

Listing NGR: SJ6560673369

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National Grid Reference: SJ 65606 73369


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