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Fire Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnfield, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7496 / 53°44'58"N

Longitude: -2.3601 / 2°21'36"W

OS Eastings: 376351

OS Northings: 428200

OS Grid: SD763282

Mapcode National: GBR CTY2.VL

Mapcode Global: WH973.Q0BS

Plus Code: 9C5VPJXQ+VX

Entry Name: Fire Station

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072755

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183817

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 Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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SD 72 NE
7/20 Fire Station

Fire station, 1933, by Sir Percy Thomas, in simplified and streamlined
classical style. Ashlar, flat roofs on 2 levels. Single storey of 2
different heights. Essentially symmetrical facade of 3 elements; a
large rectangular central block with lower wings as a reflected pair.
The main block has a colonnade of piers framing 5 tall garage doorways
and a staff entrance, a square-panelled frieze. The wings have 3
similar but small doorways and a window at the inner end. At rear
and attached by a wall to the main building is a hose-drying tower of
six storeys, entirely plain except for the top storey, which has
pilaster strips and pedimented roof, giving the effect of a small temple.
Designed en suite with Police Station (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SD7635128200

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