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Market Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Accrington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7535 / 53°45'12"N

Longitude: -2.3644 / 2°21'51"W

OS Eastings: 376069

OS Northings: 428626

OS Grid: SD760286

Mapcode National: GBR CTX1.X7

Mapcode Global: WH96X.NX9D

Plus Code: 9C5VQJ3P+96

Entry Name: Market Hall

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Last Amended: 7 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183800

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnfield

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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7/4 Old Market House

The item shall be amended to read ACCRINGTON BLACKBURN ROAD
Market Hall


SD 72 NE
Old Market House

Market house, 1868, by J.F. Doyle. Ashlar, 3-span roof of slate and glass
supported on iron frame. Wide rectangular plan, gable to road. Two storeys.
Robust 9-bay symmetrical facade in ornate Renaissance style: Corinthian
pilasters to ends and centre, flanking blind arcading with cornice and
balustraded parapet. The centre 3 bays are treated as a Triumphal Arch with
round-headed doorway (a bull's head on the keystone), and ornate panelled
attic which has a clockface between cherubs with cornucopias and carries on
each side sculptured groups of figures with agricultural produce; the
flanking walls each have a central door, sashed ground floor windows and
circular 1st floor windows. Side walls have coupled sashes and 1st floor
lunettes, tall chimneys on the parapet, and a pedimented entrance in the
centre. Interior: 7-bay nave and aisle arcade of slim iron columns
supporting slender roof trusses with tie-rods; balcony round all sides
(carrying offices). History: built by Local Board of Health.

Listing NGR: SD7606928626

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