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Virgil Andertons Shops

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7889 / 53°47'20"N

Longitude: -2.2405 / 2°14'25"W

OS Eastings: 384252

OS Northings: 432537

OS Grid: SD842325

Mapcode National: GBR DSSM.QJ

Mapcode Global: WHB83.K195

Entry Name: Virgil Andertons Shops

Listing Date: 18 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467201

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

SD8432NW ST JAMES STREET
906-1/16/129 (South East side)
18/02/92 Nos.4-14 (Even)
Virgil Anderton's shops

GV II

Terraced row of 6 shops. 1876. By Virgil Anderton of Padiham;
altered. Coursed squared sandstone with freestone dressings
and slate roof. Venetian style. Rectangular plan parallel to
street laterally partitioned into 6 narrow units.
3 storeys and 6 bays, divided by superimposed orders of
panelled pilasters (the upper with crocketed caps), with
fascia bands (all altered or concealed) over the ground floor
and a plain frieze and moulded cornice over each upper floor.
The ground floor has C20 shop fronts; the 1st and 2nd floors
have coupled windows (except the 1st floor of No.4 at the left
end which has an unsympathetic C20 window), those at 1st floor
round-headed and those at 2nd floor segmental-headed, all with
keyed architraves which include prominent sills on carved
brackets and panelled pilaster jambs (those at 1st floor with
crocketed caps), and mostly sashed without glazing bars
(altered glazing at Nos 12 & 14).
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with Nos 16 & 18 to the right (qv).

Listing NGR: SD8425232537

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

Description


BURNLEY

SD8432NW ST JAMES STREET
906-1/16/129 (South East side)
18/02/92 Nos.4-14 (Even)
Virgil Anderton's shops

GV II

Terraced row of 6 shops. 1876. By Virgil Anderton of Padiham;
altered. Coursed squared sandstone with freestone dressings
and slate roof. Venetian style. Rectangular plan parallel to
street laterally partitioned into 6 narrow units.
3 storeys and 6 bays, divided by superimposed orders of
panelled pilasters (the upper with crocketed caps), with
fascia bands (all altered or concealed) over the ground floor
and a plain frieze and moulded cornice over each upper floor.
The ground floor has C20 shop fronts; the 1st and 2nd floors
have coupled windows (except the 1st floor of No.4 at the left
end which has an unsympathetic C20 window), those at 1st floor
round-headed and those at 2nd floor segmental-headed, all with
keyed architraves which include prominent sills on carved
brackets and panelled pilaster jambs (those at 1st floor with
crocketed caps), and mostly sashed without glazing bars
(altered glazing at Nos 12 & 14).
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with Nos 16 & 18 to the right (qv).

Listing NGR: SD8425232537

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