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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
Plus Code: 9C5VQQQ4+2Q
Entry Name: 18 and 20, Nicholas Street
Listing Date: 29 September 1977
Last Amended: 19 November 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244990
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467151
Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11
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
SD8432SW NICHOLAS STREET
906-1/20/102 (East side)
29/09/77 Nos.18 AND 20
(Formerly Listed as:
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.
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