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Latitude: 53.5931 / 53°35'35"N
Longitude: -2.2971 / 2°17'49"W
OS Eastings: 380433
OS Northings: 410762
OS Grid: SD804107
Mapcode National: GBR DVDW.HQ
Mapcode Global: WH97Q.PYCC
Entry Name: Derby Hall
Listing Date: 3 February 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067239
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210687
Location: Bury, BL9
Electoral Ward/Division: East
Built-Up Area: Bury
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Bury St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 8010 NW
1850 by Sydney Smirke. In classical style, formerly comprising in one monumental
composition (from left to right) the Derby Hotel, Derby Hall, (originally Town Hall)
and the Athenaeum, of which the rest was demolished in mid C20. Ashlar with
horizontal rustication on ground floor and crowning dentilled cornice and blocking course.
Right-hand section has giant 3-bay Corinthian temple-front over tall ground floor
podium; three arched windows on 1st floor, with three circular concave panels above; three arched
doorways on ground floor. Left-hand section is 2-storeyed with advanced segmental-pedimented
centrepiece of columns and pilasters enclosing doorway below and Venetian
window above. Three arched windows on each side of this. Extra bay on far left, advanced
with rectangular windows (including two additional ones in mezzanine).
Listing NGR: SD8043310762
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