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Dog Kennels by River Ribble, Approximately 90 Metres North East of Gisburn Bridge, Gisburne Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Gisburn, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9427 / 53°56'33"N

Longitude: -2.2716 / 2°16'17"W

OS Eastings: 382268

OS Northings: 449651

OS Grid: SD822496

Mapcode National: GBR DQLV.0D

Mapcode Global: WHB7B.25K9

Entry Name: Dog Kennels by River Ribble, Approximately 90 Metres North East of Gisburn Bridge, Gisburne Park

Listing Date: 30 January 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183372

Location: Gisburn, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Gisburn

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Gisburn St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


SD 822 496

4/53 Dog Kennels by River Ribble, approximately
30-1-1981 90 metres NE of Gisburn Bridge, Gisburne


Dog kennels, now derelict, probably late C18th. Limestone rubble with
sandstone dressings and brick inner walls. A sham castle with 2 round
towers flanking a lower central section of square plan, all with parapets
with weathered copings in front of brick vaults, any other roof covering
now missing. On the west side each tower has a chamfered doorway on the
ground floor and an arrow slit on the 1st floor, the right-hand one having
a plain stone surround, the left-hand one having lost its dressings. The
central section has a chamfered doorway with semi-circular head flanked on
each side by an arrow slit, the right-hand one retaining its plain stone
surround. On the east side each tower has an oculus with plain stone
surround on the ground floor and an opening now with no dressings on the
1st floor. The central section has a doorway with plain stone surround
and ogee head, now blocked, flanked by arrow slits with stone surround.
Inside are brick vaults, those to the central section supported on brick

Listing NGR: SD8226849651

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