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Griffin Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Mill Hill, Blackburn with Darwen

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Latitude: 53.7401 / 53°44'24"N

Longitude: -2.5038 / 2°30'13"W

OS Eastings: 366866

OS Northings: 427198

OS Grid: SD668271

Mapcode National: GBR BTY6.Q0

Mapcode Global: WH971.H8Y3

Plus Code: 9C5VPFRW+2F

Entry Name: Griffin Lodge

Listing Date: 5 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418387

Location: Mill Hill and Moorgate, Blackburn with Darwen, BB2

County: Blackburn with Darwen

Electoral Ward/Division: Mill Hill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Blackburn

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Blackburn St Luke, St Mark and St Philip

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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SD 62 NE Griffin Lodge
House, now headquarters of Museums. Area Council. Early/mid C19 with later additions.
Red brick with stone dressings, slate roof hipped to left and prominent ridge and
end stacks. Main block 2 storeys, 3 window range. Stone plinth. Corner pilasters
with stone bases and capitals. Stone frieze and eaves cornice. Central porch with
round-headed entrance containing double panelled doors and over light, flanked by
small round-headed windows. Corner pilasters, frieze and cornice of stone. Sash
windows with stone architraves. Raised stone band at first floor cill level. Projecting
bay to ground floor right an addition, with tripartite sash window. Later wings
to right and to rear. Richly decorated interior includes staircase with elaborate
cast-iron balusters beneath a glaced lantern, sumptuous plaster work, especially
to cornices, and moulded chimney pieces (one in Gothic style) to ground floor. Service
wing retains 2 kitchen ranges - one made by W and K Dewhurst of Blackburn, the other
an "Eagle" patent range with ventilating canopy. Home of Thomas Dugdale, industrialist.

Listing NGR: SD6686627198

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