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Endsleigh Insurance imperial Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7882 / 53°47'17"N

Longitude: -2.2433 / 2°14'35"W

OS Eastings: 384070

OS Northings: 432455

OS Grid: SD840324

Mapcode National: GBR DSSM.4S

Mapcode Global: WHB83.J10R

Entry Name: Endsleigh Insurance imperial Chambers

Listing Date: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467109

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 MANCHESTER ROAD
906-1/20/80 (South East side)
No.32
Endsleigh Insurance

GV II

Includes: No.2 Imperial Chambers GRIMSHAW STREET.
Bank, now offices. 1894. By William Waddington, for the Union
Bank; recently altered and restored. Sandstone ashlar, slate
roof. Jacobean style. Rectangular plan on corner site, with a
splayed corner to Grimshaw Street.
3 storeys plus basement and attic, 3 windows plus a 2-window
corner; with sillbands, a strapwork frieze and dentilled
cornice to the ground floor, panelled friezes to the upper
floors, a cornice over the 2nd floor, and an attic storey with
enriched semicircular gablets over the windows, with ball
finials, and a more elaborate feature over the corner. The
corner has a round-headed doorway with panelled pilasters and
carved extrados with monogrammed keystone ("UB"), coupled
windows at 1st floor with a colonnetted Jacobean-style
architrave including carved triangular cresting and ball
finials, a tripartite window at 2nd floor, and a pilastered
shaped gable with a central window. The 3-window facade to
Manchester Road has recessed windows at ground and 1st floor
set behind colonnades, that at ground floor with arched
openings. The Grimshaw Street facade, of 3:2:3 windows,
repeats this design twice, separated by 2 windows in matching
style. C20 glazing in all windows.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD8407032455

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

Description


BURNLEY

SD8432SW MANCHESTER ROAD
906-1/20/80 (South East side)
No.32
Endsleigh Insurance

GV II

Includes: No.2 Imperial Chambers GRIMSHAW STREET.
Bank, now offices. 1894. By William Waddington, for the Union
Bank; recently altered and restored. Sandstone ashlar, slate
roof. Jacobean style. Rectangular plan on corner site, with a
splayed corner to Grimshaw Street.
3 storeys plus basement and attic, 3 windows plus a 2-window
corner; with sillbands, a strapwork frieze and dentilled
cornice to the ground floor, panelled friezes to the upper
floors, a cornice over the 2nd floor, and an attic storey with
enriched semicircular gablets over the windows, with ball
finials, and a more elaborate feature over the corner. The
corner has a round-headed doorway with panelled pilasters and
carved extrados with monogrammed keystone ("UB"), coupled
windows at 1st floor with a colonnetted Jacobean-style
architrave including carved triangular cresting and ball
finials, a tripartite window at 2nd floor, and a pilastered
shaped gable with a central window. The 3-window facade to
Manchester Road has recessed windows at ground and 1st floor
set behind colonnades, that at ground floor with arched
openings. The Grimshaw Street facade, of 3:2:3 windows,
repeats this design twice, separated by 2 windows in matching
style. C20 glazing in all windows.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD8407032455

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