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Former Main Entrance to Towneley Park Comprising Archway and Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7849 / 53°47'5"N

Longitude: -2.2312 / 2°13'52"W

OS Eastings: 384866

OS Northings: 432084

OS Grid: SD848320

Mapcode National: GBR DSVN.RZ

Mapcode Global: WHB83.P4R9

Entry Name: Former Main Entrance to Towneley Park Comprising Archway and Cottage

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467225

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Rosehill with Burnley Wood

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD8432SE TODMORDEN ROAD, Burnley Wood
906-1/21/179 (East side)
29/09/77 Former main entrance to Towneley
Park comprising archway and cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
TODMORDEN ROAD
Main entrance to Towneley Park
comprising gateway and Townley
Cottage)

GV II

Entrance archway to Towneley Park, with screen wall and
attached cottage. Probably early C19; cottage altered 1856
(dated over window in north side).
The archway, of coursed dressed sandstone blocks, in Gothick
style, has a large round-headed arch with cavetto-moulded
surround, a blank shield each side, and an embattled parapet,
and is flanked by octagonal turrets which have blind
loop-lights and pseudo-machicolation to embattled parapets.
Attached to the north side is a low round-headed pedestrian
doorway with a moulded rectangular surround and a parapet with
ridged coping.
A short screen wall to the south links to the cottage, which
is of coursed squared sandstone with a stone slate roof,
rectangular in plan and of 2 low storeys, gable to the road;
with a chamfered doorway in the north side, 2 coupled windows
at ground floor (those inside the screen wall
segmental-pointed and lettered "1856 CT" on the head) a tall
2-centred arched window in each gable wall; and gable copings
with kneelers.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD8486632084

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

Description


BURNLEY

SD8432SE TODMORDEN ROAD, Burnley Wood
906-1/21/179 (East side)
29/09/77 Former main entrance to Towneley
Park comprising archway and cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
TODMORDEN ROAD
Main entrance to Towneley Park
comprising gateway and Townley
Cottage)

GV II

Entrance archway to Towneley Park, with screen wall and
attached cottage. Probably early C19; cottage altered 1856
(dated over window in north side).
The archway, of coursed dressed sandstone blocks, in Gothick
style, has a large round-headed arch with cavetto-moulded
surround, a blank shield each side, and an embattled parapet,
and is flanked by octagonal turrets which have blind
loop-lights and pseudo-machicolation to embattled parapets.
Attached to the north side is a low round-headed pedestrian
doorway with a moulded rectangular surround and a parapet with
ridged coping.
A short screen wall to the south links to the cottage, which
is of coursed squared sandstone with a stone slate roof,
rectangular in plan and of 2 low storeys, gable to the road;
with a chamfered doorway in the north side, 2 coupled windows
at ground floor (those inside the screen wall
segmental-pointed and lettered "1856 CT" on the head) a tall
2-centred arched window in each gable wall; and gable copings
with kneelers.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD8486632084

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