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High Brake Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Huncoat, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7756 / 53°46'32"N

Longitude: -2.3435 / 2°20'36"W

OS Eastings: 377460

OS Northings: 431085

OS Grid: SD774310

Mapcode National: GBR DS2S.F8

Mapcode Global: WH96X.ZC7D

Entry Name: High Brake Hall

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183815

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Huncoat

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington St John

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 73 SE
3/18 High Brake Hall
- II

House, c.1800, recently used as offices (now unoccupied) with house
attached at rear. Ashlar facade, otherwise coursed rubble, hipped
slate roof concealed by a parapet. Rectangular plan, 2 storeys,
symmetrical in severe Georgian style. Facade of 5 bays has plinth,
band at ground floor, sill band at 1st floor, moulded cornice and low
parapet; door with semicircular fanlight and open-pedimented Doric
surround, and windows sashed without glazing bars. Ground floor
windows probably lengthened. Right return wall buttressed. Rear
extension parallel, full length, 2 bays and 2 1/2 storeys, windows mostly
coupled. History: built for Richard Fort (co-founder of Broad Oak Calico
works in 1782) and used as boarding school in early C19,
(attended, e.g., by various members of manufacturing family Hargreaves)
(Ainsworth Homesteads; Baines Directory 1825; Crossley Captains)

Listing NGR: SD7746031085

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