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A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7962 / 53°47'46"N

Longitude: -2.4055 / 2°24'19"W

OS Eastings: 373389

OS Northings: 433398

OS Grid: SD733333

Mapcode National: GBR CSNJ.0X

Mapcode Global: WH96Q.0VT4

Entry Name: Allsprings

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183872

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB6

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Overton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Great Harwood St Bartholomew and St John

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 73 SW
2/69 Allsprings
- II

Large house, built by James Lomax 1838. Rendered (probably sandstone),
slate roof, chimneys incorporated in hamper to stairwell which rises
through the centre. Five-bay 2-storey facade with double-pile 2-bay rear
wing. Symmetrical, in Tudor style; windows of 2 pointed lights with
hollow spandrels and hoodmoulds. Two-storey embattled porch has large
moulded Tudor-arched doorway with a hoodmould, panelled double doors,
fanlight with Perpendicular tracery; a 1st floor string course; and a
2-light 1st floor window. To each side are two windows on each floor, and
a parapet rising to a steeply-pitched gablet with crocketed finial. The
gables have similar treatment. Behind the ridge of the roof is a large
square hamper which has 2-light windows and similar gablets in the front
and sides of a high parapet disguising chimneys in the corners. Left wall
of rear wing has 2 windows on each floor. Interior: elaborate plaster
moulding to ceilings and friezes (now damaged). History: Lomax family of
Clayton Hall and Allsprings were principal landowners in Great Harwood;
James Lomax built RC church of St. Hubert and Our Lady (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD7338933397

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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