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Sanctuary Rock Bar

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7892 / 53°47'21"N

Longitude: -2.2463 / 2°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 383867

OS Northings: 432571

OS Grid: SD838325

Mapcode National: GBR DSRM.GD

Mapcode Global: WHB83.G0JY

Plus Code: 9C5VQQQ3+MF

Entry Name: Sanctuary Rock Bar

Listing Date: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467215

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 (Habergham Eaves) St Matthew the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/02/2015


Sanctuary Rock Bar

(Formerly listed as Thwackums, SHED STREET (North side))


Warehouse or perhaps part of former cotton mill, later
restaurant and bar. Early to mid C19; altered and recently restored.
Coursed squared sandstone, composition tile roof. Rectangular
3 storeys and 4 windows plus a loading bay to the left. The
left corner has rusticated quoins up to about two-thirds
height, but they are reversed as if belonging to another
building formerly adjoining to the left; next to this corner
are 3 vertically aligned doorways, that at ground floor with
an altered plain surround and those above with convex moulded
surrounds; to the right are 3 windows at ground floor and at
the right-hand end an inserted or altered doorway; and the
upper floors all have 4 windows with chisel-dressed sills and
lintels, and C20 6-pane glazing.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with former Empire Theatre (Coral Bingo, St James
Street (qv)) to the left and rear, and with Free Trade Street
to the south (which is rear of Nos 31-47 Hammerton Street

Listing NGR: SD8386732571

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

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