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White Lion Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7888 / 53°47'19"N

Longitude: -2.2412 / 2°14'28"W

OS Eastings: 384205

OS Northings: 432525

OS Grid: SD842325

Mapcode National: GBR DSSM.LK

Mapcode Global: WHB83.J1Z8

Entry Name: White Lion Public House

Listing Date: 18 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467204

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

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
906-1/16/132 (South side)
18/02/92 No.22
White Lion Public House

GV II

Public house. 1910. By H Thompson of Blackpool; altered.
Sandstone ashlar (Accrington brick at rear), hipped slate roof
with lead-clad cupola. Edwardian Baroque style. Rectangular
plan on corner site, with splayed corner.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with two 3-window facades hinged on a
splayed corner surmounted by a cupola; with a chamfered
plinth, a channelled pilaster at the end of each facade, a
moulded cornice with cresting over the windows, and a parapet
with centre panel. The ground floor has a large round-headed
doorway in the centre, with a hollow-moulded surround
including a keystone, a plain fanlight and a pilastered
architrave which has a large cornice on prominent consoles and
a shaped blocking course with rectangular terminals; a large
square 2-light window with arched glazing bars to the left and
a smaller window with circular glazing bars to the right, both
with panelled aprons, moulded sills on fluted consoles and
plain surrounds with moulded cornices (that to the left
segmental-arched). The 1st floor has a round-headed 2-light
casement in the centre with a dentilled lintel to the
openings, a keystone, and a scalloped feature on the cornice
above, and sashed windows either side with prominent sills on
fluted brackets, plain surrounds with enrichment at impost
level, and carved scrolled cresting on the cornice above. The
spayed corner has a round-headed doorway with prominent
imposts, dentilled lintel, and run-out voussoirs with a
keystone, and at 1st floor a semicircular
mullioned-and-transomed oriel window which has a conical base
enriched with swags, ropework enrichment to the transom, and
an ogival cupola with a finial. The left return (to Parker
Lane) is in similar but simpler style.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with No.18 (Yates Wine Lodge) on opposite corner
(qv).


Listing NGR: SD8420532525

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

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