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Norway House (Formerly Co Operative Emporium)

A Grade II Listed Building in Colne, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8561 / 53°51'21"N

Longitude: -2.1746 / 2°10'28"W

OS Eastings: 388611

OS Northings: 440000

OS Grid: SD886400

Mapcode National: GBR FR8V.0F

Mapcode Global: WHB7R.KBPP

Entry Name: Norway House (Formerly Co Operative Emporium)

Listing Date: 13 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186218

Location: Colne, Pendle, Lancashire, BB8

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Colne

Built-Up Area: Colne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Colne St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/78 and 11/78 Norway House
(formerly Co-operative
13.1.83 Emporium)

- II

Co-operative stores. 1906. Stone. Slate roof. 3 storeys (Basement floor in
western block). 8 bays. Ground floor has shop fronts under cornice with carved
art nouveau corbels illustrating co-operative movement. First floor has wide
windows with leaded lights in the heads, except for 4th bay where (over segmental-
arched entrance to arcade) there is a 4-light mullion and transom window with
wrought iron balcony railing. The 2nd floor windows are 3-light with transoms,
but the 2nd, 4th and 7th bays are distinguished by arched heads. 2nd and 7th bay
windows are Venetian. Mullions in pillar form. String continued over arch with
keystone. Shaped parapet with steep gables over the emphasised bays. Dome on short
colonnade stands over the junction with left return.

Listing NGR: SD8861140000

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

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