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Registry Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7877 / 53°47'15"N

Longitude: -2.2428 / 2°14'33"W

OS Eastings: 384101

OS Northings: 432405

OS Grid: SD841324

Mapcode National: GBR DSSM.7Y

Mapcode Global: WHB83.J272

Entry Name: Registry Office

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467060

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD8432SW GRIMSHAW STREET
906-1/20/61 (South West side)
29/09/77 No.9
Registry Office

GV II

Includes: No.12 NICHOLAS STREET.
Bank, now Registry Office. 1864. By William Waddington. For
the Manchester and County Bank; altered. Coursed squared
sandstone, slate roof. Eclectic style with some Gothic detail.
Rectangular plan on end-of-block site.
3 storeys over cellars, 3 wide bays; with a moulded plinth,
rusticated quoins, a plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice.
The ground floor has a segmental-headed doorway to the left,
with a pilastered architrave and moulded cornice, and a triple
and 2 coupled pairs of recessed sashed windows, all with
polished pink granite colonnettes which have sandstone
capitals elaborately carved with foliage and birds (all
different), moulded arched heads, hollow spandrels and
prominent cornices (continuous over the 1st and 2nd windows).
The upper floors have mullioned multiple-light windows, those
at 1st floor all of 3 lights and those at 2nd floor 3, 4 and 3
lights, all with altered glazing. 2 ridge chimneys. The
right-hand return wall (No.12 Nicholas Street) has a corner
doorway with a heavily-bracketed cornice and 2 windows like
those at the front, under a continuous cornice; the left
return wall has a doorway and multiple-light windows in
simpler style.
INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORY: William Waddington's 1st built design.

Listing NGR: SD8408732380

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

Description


BURNLEY

SD8432SW GRIMSHAW STREET
906-1/20/61 (South West side)
29/09/77 No.9
Registry Office

GV II

Includes: No.12 NICHOLAS STREET.
Bank, now Registry Office. 1864. By William Waddington. For
the Manchester and County Bank; altered. Coursed squared
sandstone, slate roof. Eclectic style with some Gothic detail.
Rectangular plan on end-of-block site.
3 storeys over cellars, 3 wide bays; with a moulded plinth,
rusticated quoins, a plain frieze and moulded gutter cornice.
The ground floor has a segmental-headed doorway to the left,
with a pilastered architrave and moulded cornice, and a triple
and 2 coupled pairs of recessed sashed windows, all with
polished pink granite colonnettes which have sandstone
capitals elaborately carved with foliage and birds (all
different), moulded arched heads, hollow spandrels and
prominent cornices (continuous over the 1st and 2nd windows).
The upper floors have mullioned multiple-light windows, those
at 1st floor all of 3 lights and those at 2nd floor 3, 4 and 3
lights, all with altered glazing. 2 ridge chimneys. The
right-hand return wall (No.12 Nicholas Street) has a corner
doorway with a heavily-bracketed cornice and 2 windows like
those at the front, under a continuous cornice; the left
return wall has a doorway and multiple-light windows in
simpler style.
INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORY: William Waddington's 1st built design.

Listing NGR: SD8408732380

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