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Latitude: 53.7857 / 53°47'8"N
Longitude: -2.4077 / 2°24'27"W
OS Eastings: 373235
OS Northings: 432224
OS Grid: SD732322
Mapcode National: GBR CSMN.JP
Mapcode Global: WH96W.Z3NP
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 9 March 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206022
English Heritage Legacy ID: 183882
Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB6
Electoral Ward/Division: Netherton
Built-Up Area: Great Harwood
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Great Harwood St Bartholomew and St John
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
GREAT HARWOOD TOWN FALL SQUARE
SD 73 SW
2/79 Town Hall
Town Hall, 19OO, by Briggs and Wolstenholme (Pevsner). Ashlar, hipped
slate roof with 2 ridge chimneys (and 2 chimneys and rear). Rectangular
plan, 5 x 4 bays. Two and a half storeys in free Baroque style;
symmetrical, with slightly projecting gabled wings and 3-bay centre.
Plinth, string course, 1st floor sill band, moulded cornice which carries
across face of gables. Central doorway has Gibbs surround and segmental
pediment rising from the string course; flanking the door are pairs of
sashed windows with coupled Gibbs surrounds, and in the wings are stilted
lunettes with tripartite sashed windows. First floor has coupled windows
in the centre, triple windows in the wings, all with Gibbs surrounds and
cornices. Each wing has corbelled polygonal corners to 1st floor, continued
above the cornice as turrets with ball finials flanking the finialled gable,
which contains a bullseye with archivolt. Right return wall in similar
style. Left end linked at 1st floor to adjoining bank (q.v.) by a matching
arch with a finial.
Listing NGR: SD7323532224
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