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147, Manchester Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7851 / 53°47'6"N

Longitude: -2.2511 / 2°15'3"W

OS Eastings: 383555

OS Northings: 432110

OS Grid: SD835321

Mapcode National: GBR DSQN.GX

Mapcode Global: WHB83.D494

Entry Name: 147, Manchester Road

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467125

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Trinity

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley (Habergham Eaves) St Matthew the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD8332SE MANCHESTER ROAD
906-1/19/84 (West side)
29/09/77 No.147
(Formerly Listed as:
MANCHESTER ROAD
(West side)
No.147
Fern Hill)

GV II

Villa, now residential home. c1850-60, slightly altered.
Sandstone ashlar (now ribbon-pointed), hipped slate roof.
Rectangular double-depth double-fronted plan (plus C20
addition to rear).
2 storeys over cellars, 3 windows, symmetrical, the centre
breaking forwards; with clasping corner pilasters, a plain
frieze and moulded cornice, and a low parapet with a segmental
pediment to the centre. The centre has a rectangular porch
with corner pilasters, a semi-elliptical headed outer archway
with imposts, moulded head and keystone, and an entablature
with modillioned cornice and panelled parapet with
triangular-headed centre; a narrow one-light window in each
side with pilastered surround and stained glass; and panelled
and glazed inner doorway with narrow side lights and a
fanlight with stained glass; and, above the porch, a
segmental-headed window with a shouldered architrave.
Otherwise, the ground floor has canted bay windows with
cornices and parapets, sashed without glazing bars; and the
1st floor has windows with plain surrounds and altered
glazing. Central chimney with dentilled cornice. The 3-window
right-hand return wall has windows sashed without glazing bars
at ground floor, altered above.
The rear has (inter alia) a full-height round-headed arch in
the centre containing a doorway at ground floor and a
stair-window above.
INTERIOR: staircase with ornamental cast-iron balusters,
stained-glass window; some moulded plaster cornices; mahogany
fireplace surround in front left room.

Listing NGR: SD8355532110

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

Description


BURNLEY

SD8332SE MANCHESTER ROAD
906-1/19/84 (West side)
29/09/77 No.147
(Formerly Listed as:
MANCHESTER ROAD
(West side)
No.147
Fern Hill)

GV II

Villa, now residential home. c1850-60, slightly altered.
Sandstone ashlar (now ribbon-pointed), hipped slate roof.
Rectangular double-depth double-fronted plan (plus C20
addition to rear).
2 storeys over cellars, 3 windows, symmetrical, the centre
breaking forwards; with clasping corner pilasters, a plain
frieze and moulded cornice, and a low parapet with a segmental
pediment to the centre. The centre has a rectangular porch
with corner pilasters, a semi-elliptical headed outer archway
with imposts, moulded head and keystone, and an entablature
with modillioned cornice and panelled parapet with
triangular-headed centre; a narrow one-light window in each
side with pilastered surround and stained glass; and panelled
and glazed inner doorway with narrow side lights and a
fanlight with stained glass; and, above the porch, a
segmental-headed window with a shouldered architrave.
Otherwise, the ground floor has canted bay windows with
cornices and parapets, sashed without glazing bars; and the
1st floor has windows with plain surrounds and altered
glazing. Central chimney with dentilled cornice. The 3-window
right-hand return wall has windows sashed without glazing bars
at ground floor, altered above.
The rear has (inter alia) a full-height round-headed arch in
the centre containing a doorway at ground floor and a
stair-window above.
INTERIOR: staircase with ornamental cast-iron balusters,
stained-glass window; some moulded plaster cornices; mahogany
fireplace surround in front left room.

Listing NGR: SD8355532110

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