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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Harwood, Lancashire

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VQHPR+7W

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183882

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB6

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

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

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Listing Text

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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