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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.

Name: LOCK KEEPER'S COTTAGE AT VALE ROYAL LOCKS

List entry Number: 1138433

Location

LOCK KEEPER'S COTTAGE AT VALE ROYAL LOCKS, WEAVER NAVIGATION

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityDavenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57326

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

DAVENHAM C.P. WEAVER NAVIGATION SJ 67 SW 1/44 Lock Keeper's Cottage at Vale Royal Locks G.V. II Lock Keeper's Cottage. c.1850 moved to its present site c.1890. Red sandstone ashlar with slate roof. Two storeys. River front. Central projecting porch wing with ground floor door having 4-centred arch and hood mould. Band between floors continuing around building. First floor cross window with chamfered mullion and transom. Delamere coat of arms to gable. Lateral cross windows to recessed bays at right and left and to both floors. The ground floor windows having hood moulds. The right and left hand returns have canted bay windows which probably date from c.1890 and there is an addition to the back of the house which probably also dates from this time. The house was moved c.20 yards northwards at the time of the digging of the new large lock (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ6410570471

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National Grid Reference: SJ 64105 70471

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