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20 and 22, Yorkshire Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bacup, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7039 / 53°42'13"N

Longitude: -2.2 / 2°12'0"W

OS Eastings: 386892

OS Northings: 423067

OS Grid: SD868230

Mapcode National: GBR FT2M.H0

Mapcode Global: WHB8J.55MC

Entry Name: 20 and 22, Yorkshire Street

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185657

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Greensclough

Built-Up Area: Bacup

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text

(north side)

7/80 Nos. 20 and 22

Probably originally a taking-in warehouse, then public house, and now
two shops with dwelling above, dated 1770 on rainwater head. Watershot
coursed sandstone with quoins, stone slate roof with 2 ridge chimneys and
2 gable chimneys. Two-bay plan, double depth with front extension. Two
and a half storeys presenting 2 gables to road, rainwater head at the
valley lettered H . At ground floor doorway to right of centre has
moulded surround, pilasters, plain frieze and dentilled cornice; inner
porch floor of mosaic lettered WHITE. Double shop window to left, single
to right, each with a wavy pediment enclosing a medallion, that on left
lettered MBB as monogram (= Massey Burnley Brewery), other dated "1907";
at 1st floor each side has 2 vertical rectangular windows (now top-hung
casements) and at top floor one round-headed window with imposts and
keystone (that on the left sashed). Rear: some altered flush-mullion
windows at 1st floor. Interior altered. History not known, but possibly
associated with James Howorth, baize manufacturer in early C19.

Listing NGR: SD8689223067

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

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