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Latitude: 53.79 / 53°47'23"N
Longitude: -2.256 / 2°15'21"W
OS Eastings: 383231
OS Northings: 432658
OS Grid: SD832326
Mapcode National: GBR DSPM.C4
Mapcode Global: WHB7X.9ZYX
Plus Code: 9C5VQPQV+XH
Entry Name: The Former Billiards Hall
Listing Date: 2 April 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247304
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467235
Location: Trinity, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11
Electoral Ward/Division: Trinity
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
SD8332NW TRAFALGAR STREET
906-1/14/147 (South West side)
The former Billiards Hall
Formerly known as: No.146 The Former Billiards Hall TRAFALGAR
Former billiards hall, standing empty at time of inspection
(November 1990). 1910. Designed by Samuel Keighley; built for
Willie Holt of Accrington Road, Burnley, billiard table
manufacturer. Millstone grit ashlar; stone slab roof.
Rectangular on plan;.
2 storeys with billiard room over. 5 bays to principal
(Trafalgar Street) elevation. Deeply overhanging eaves on
paired shaped brackets. 1st floor: each bay with 3 slit
windows, those to the right taller to light stairs; leaded
panes. Ground: paired windows with renewed casements under a
bold cornice (which returns to right) broken by large and
unusual consoles over pilasters that mark the bays. Entrance
at corner to right, canted and rusticated to ground only,
flanked by single-light windows.
Cranmer Street end elevation: gable with coping and kneelers,
the gable wall with apex ventilator and 3 plat bands; single
light windows to both floors.
Rear: fenestration similar to front (windows boarded), all
plainly treated. Brick stack to rear roof slope.
INTERIOR not inspected.
A distinctive design by a little-known local architect, and a
good and early example of a specialised games hall.
Listing NGR: SD8323132658
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