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18 and 20, Nicholas Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7875 / 53°47'15"N

Longitude: -2.2431 / 2°14'35"W

OS Eastings: 384078

OS Northings: 432381

OS Grid: SD840323

Mapcode National: GBR DSSN.50

Mapcode Global: WHB83.J228

Entry Name: 18 and 20, Nicholas Street

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467151

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 NICHOLAS STREET
906-1/20/102 (East side)
29/09/77 Nos.18 AND 20
(Formerly Listed as:
NICHOLAS STREET
(East side)
Nos.18-24 (Even))

GV II

Poor Law Union offices, now council offices. 1866. By William
Waddington & Son; altered. Rock-faced sandstone with freestone
dressings and hipped slate roofs on 2 levels. Florentine
style. Elongated rectangular plan in 3 parts with a central
2-storey hall flanked by offices.
2 storeys, 3:4:4 windows, the central element higher and the
flanking ranges slightly set back; with a chamfered plinth,
sillbands, string-courses between the floors and bracketed
eaves cornices. The central portion has recessed
segmental-headed 4-pane sashed windows at ground floor with
foliated moulding to the heads, and tall round-headed windows
at 1st floor with 2-centred arched extradoses, foliated
intradoses and impost bands, and sashed glazing with
round-arched glazing bars in the upper leaves and etched
crowns on the glass. Immediately to the left the 3rd bay of
the left-hand office range has a large round-headed doorway
with panelled chamfered pilasters, foliated spandrels and a
dentilled cornice; to the right, the other office range has a
simpler doorway in the 2nd bay; otherwise, both flanking
ranges have 4-pane sashed windows, those at ground floor
square-headed and those above segmental-headed. Ridge chimneys
flanking the centre and gable chimneys at both ends.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with Nos 22 & 24 adjoining to the right (qv).


Listing NGR: SD8406932367

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

Description


BURNLEY

SD8432SW NICHOLAS STREET
906-1/20/102 (East side)
29/09/77 Nos.18 AND 20
(Formerly Listed as:
NICHOLAS STREET
(East side)
Nos.18-24 (Even))

GV II

Poor Law Union offices, now council offices. 1866. By William
Waddington & Son; altered. Rock-faced sandstone with freestone
dressings and hipped slate roofs on 2 levels. Florentine
style. Elongated rectangular plan in 3 parts with a central
2-storey hall flanked by offices.
2 storeys, 3:4:4 windows, the central element higher and the
flanking ranges slightly set back; with a chamfered plinth,
sillbands, string-courses between the floors and bracketed
eaves cornices. The central portion has recessed
segmental-headed 4-pane sashed windows at ground floor with
foliated moulding to the heads, and tall round-headed windows
at 1st floor with 2-centred arched extradoses, foliated
intradoses and impost bands, and sashed glazing with
round-arched glazing bars in the upper leaves and etched
crowns on the glass. Immediately to the left the 3rd bay of
the left-hand office range has a large round-headed doorway
with panelled chamfered pilasters, foliated spandrels and a
dentilled cornice; to the right, the other office range has a
simpler doorway in the 2nd bay; otherwise, both flanking
ranges have 4-pane sashed windows, those at ground floor
square-headed and those above segmental-headed. Ridge chimneys
flanking the centre and gable chimneys at both ends.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Forms group with Nos 22 & 24 adjoining to the right (qv).


Listing NGR: SD8406932367

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