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Haworth Art Gallery

A Grade II Listed Building in Baxenden, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7404 / 53°44'25"N

Longitude: -2.3544 / 2°21'15"W

OS Eastings: 376722

OS Northings: 427171

OS Grid: SD767271

Mapcode National: GBR DT05.2X

Mapcode Global: WH973.T71W

Plus Code: 9C5VPJRW+56

Entry Name: Haworth Art Gallery

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183820

Location: Baxenden, Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Baxenden

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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98/5/23 Haworth Art Gallery


Also known as: Haworth Art Gallery, HOLLINS LANE
Large house formerly known as Hollins Hill, 1908-9, by W.H. Brierley for cotton manufacturer William Howarth. Snecked sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roof with various tall chimneys. Five-bay E-shaped plan, with T-shaped service wing attached to rear of 5th bay. 2 1/2 storeys in neo-Jacobean style. Facade of 4 gables with a parapeted 2-storey porch in centre: this has superimposed orders and tall pierced parapet supporting the King's Beasts. The recessed bay to the right of the porch has a large stairlight, and the projecting wings have prominent 2-storey canted bays; most windows have mullions and transoms. At left side there is a 2-storey square bay to the outer wall of the wing, and a 2-storey canted bay to the gable; rear has one canted bay window with pyramidal roof, otherwise all windows are flush, at ground floor with mullions and transoms and at 1st floor with mullions only. Interior: panelled entrance hall; large reception room imitating a hall with balustraded dais and carved 3-bay arcade in screens position.

Listing NGR: SD7672227171

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